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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 7, 2014 12:49 PM CDT

Using ethanol co-products can help livestock get the most out of rations, and with less risk of bloat, according to an article by Midwest Producers (http://bit.ly/…).

Chris Reinhardt, extension feedlot specialist at Kansas State University, said DDG is often less likely to cause bloat than corn fines.

Most nutritionists recommend a coarse crack for corn in order to achieve good digestion and minimize risk of bloat or acidosis. Although the particle size of DDG is very fine, its high fiber content makes it much less of a risk for bloat than corn fines.

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