Feeding Corn Distiller’s Co-Products to Beef Cattle
Distillers Grains Technology Council
Kent Tjardes and Cody Wright, Extension beef specialists
The ethanol industry is currently in the midst of a considerable expansion period in South Dakota and surrounding states. As more ethanol plants are built and begin production, the availability of co-products for livestock feed will increase dramatically.
Co-products may offer the cattle industry a tremendous opportunity to reduce feed costs without sacrificing performance. However, there are significant challenges that must be met before feeding these products.
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