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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:31 PM CDT

The fact that ethanol co-products such as dried distillers grains with solubles have slightly higher fiber and lower energy content does not mean it is not a good value in swine diets, according to an article by the National Pork Board (…).

Since feed costs still constitute about 65% of production costs for producers, it is imperative that they strive for the lowest cost rations and best feed efficiency. Sometimes that means incorporating alternative feed ingredients such as DDGS.

Dr. Christ Hostetler, director of animal science and technology for the Pork Checkoff, said that DDGS has become so ...

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