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Three trials evaluated solvent-extracted germ meal for finishing ruminants. Dry corn bran and steep liquor/ distillers solubles were fed in combination with solvent-extracted germ meal to evaluate interactions of byproduct blends. Byproducts enhanced intake and gain relative to dry-rolled corn diets. Adding tallow to byproduct diets increased efficiency. Feeding solvent-extracted germ meal with steep liquor heightened performance, but the benefit diminished when steep liquor level reached 30% of dry matter. Including solvent-extracted germ meal with wet corn gluten feed influenced neither daily gain nor intake. Results show solvent-extracted germ meal, either alone or blended with steep liquor/distillers solubles and dry corn bran, is an effective energy source for finishing cattle.