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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Oct 8, 2012 11:09 AM CDT

A group of researchers from Iowa State University have found that dried distillers grains can be used successfully as creep feed for nursing calves.

Creep feeding, according to the Iowa Beef Center's Beef Cattle Handbook, is "the practice of providing supplemental feed to nursing calves, usually with the use of a creep gate large enough for calves to enter the feeding area, but too small to allow cows to pass."

The idea of using DDG as creep feed was originally a matter of convenience because distillers grains are readily available and less expensive than commercial creep feeds, according to Garland ...

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