Department of Animal Science


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Published in 2013 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report.


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A finishing study was conducted to evaluate the effects of feeding 27% inclusion of condensed distillers solubles (CDS) and 40% inclusion of modified distillers grains plus solubles (MDGS) with and without corn oil removal. De-oiled CDS or MDGS did not impact performance or carcass characteristics compared to normal fat. Cattle fed CDS or MDGS, regardless of fat content, had greater final BW, ADG, and HCW compared to controls. Feed conversion, regardless of fat content, was greatly improved for CDS or MDGS compared to controls. These data suggest that cattle fed de-oiled distillers or solubles have comparable performances to normal fat concentration using the centrifugation process removing oil from solubles.