Animal Science Department

 

Date of this Version

January 2003

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Published in 2003 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report. Copyright © 2002 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.
Available online at http://beef.unl.edu/reports.shtml

Abstract

A finishing trial was conducted to evaluate corn steep:bran/germ meal combinations in steam-flaked based diets. Feed efficiency improved in a linear fashion as steep level increased. Feed efficiency was similar between cattle that received no byproducts compared with cattle fed 25% corn byproducts that contained 50% steep. Feed efficiency was decreased for levels of 37.5, 41.7, and 45.8% steep compared to no byproduct or 50% steep. Daily gain was similar among treatments.

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