DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- A recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study found that feeding modified wet distillers grains (MDGS) to yearling heifers can replace some of the forage from native-range grazing.
The study examined two aspects of feeding the MDGS: 1) Whether the MDGS could replace a portion of the forage required; and 2) The methods used to deliver the MDGS on native ranges.
Last week's DDG Update examined how researchers found that supplementing MDGS to yearling heifers on native rangeland resulted in greater average daily gains, as well as reduction of approximately 17% of grazed forage intake.
In the study, ...