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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Mar 17, 2014 01:00 PM CDT

De-oiled modified distillers grains with solubles in a forage-based feeding program does not reduce energy value in beef calf diets, according to recent research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

A feeding trial utilizing steer calves examined the energy value of de-oiled MDGS at two inclusions in a forage-based diet, according to James MacDonald, associate professor of ruminant nutrition at UNL.

The motivation for the trial was the growing trend of ethanol plants removing oil from distillers grains, which are used heavily in both forage-based and feedlot diets. Especially during periods of high corn prices, removing oil gives plants an additional ...

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