DDGS in Swine Diets Technical Articles


Article published the April 4, 2019:

Survey of Mycotoxins in Corn Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles from Seventy-Eight Ethanol Plants in Twelve States in the U.S. in 2011

1. Introduction Fuel ethanol co-products known as distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) contain high levels of protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins [1,2], are an important source of domestic ani...
Author/s :
David G. Schmale IIIRobert Musser
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Article published the May 7, 2018:

Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) – An Effective and Available Livestock and Poultry Feed Ingredient

After fermentation, ethanol is separated by distillation while the water and non-fermentable materials (known as whole stillage) are decanted or centrifuged which results in wet cake (e.g., removed suspended so...
Author/s :
Kurt A. Rosentrater
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Article published the March 26, 2018:

Review: Dietary fiber utilization and its effects on physiological functions and gut health of swine

Implications This review provides relevant information on the utilization of dietary fiber (DF) by pigs and its effects on gut physiological functions, microbiota and health. This review delivers in-depth insi...
Author/s :
Julio Diaz Berrocoso
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Article published the January 12, 2018:

Disappearance and appearance of an indigestible marker in feces from growing pigs as affected by previous- and current-diet composition

Background Indigestible markers are commonly used in animal nutrition studies to calculate digestibility coefficients, with chromic oxide, titanium dioxide, and acid insoluble ash being the most common in swin...
Author/s :
Brian KerrJohn PatienceKenneth StalderMerlin Lindemann
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

Effect of Different Inclusion Level of Condensed Distillers Solubles Ratios and Oil Content on Amino Acid Digestibility of Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles in Growing Pigs

Introduction Corn distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) is a rich source of protein and amino acids (AA) for pig feed (Stein and Shurson, 2009b). However, the high variation in DDGS AA composition and...
Author/s :
Jundi Liu
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Article published the February 6, 2017:

Apparent or Standardized Ileal Digestibility of Amino Acids of Diets Containing Different Protein Feedstuffs Fed at Two Crude Protein Levels for Growing Pigs

Introduction Fiber is a usual component in the pig diet and when included within reasonable levels, it promotes normal gastrointestinal tract function (Wenk, 2001). On the other hand, the negative effect of ...
Author/s :
Oluyinka Olukosi
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Article published the November 21, 2016:

Influence of Storage Bin Design and Feed Characteristics on Flowability of Pig Diets Containing Maize Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles

Author/s :
Jerry ShursonKurt A. RosentraterLee J. Johnston
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Article published the August 19, 2016:

Feed and Alternative Uses for DDGS

Introduction Fuel ethanol production is one of the fastest growing segments in American agriculture. Currently, there are 92 ethanol plants in production, with an additional 23 ethanol plants under constructio...
Author/s :
Jerry ShursonSally Noll
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Article published the July 7, 2014:

Effects of reducing the particle size of corn on the digestibility of energy and nutrients and growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing - finishing pigs1

Introduction Grinding of feed ingredients is used to reduce the particle size and increase energy and nutrient digestibility (Wondra et al., 1995d; Laurinen et al., 2000; Mavromichalis et al., 2000; Kim et al....
Author/s :
Hans H. Stein, PhD
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Article published the September 12, 2013:

A Comparison of Gaseous Emissions from Swine Finisher Facilities Fed Traditional vs. A DDGS Based Diet

INTRODUCTION Iowa leads the nation in corn and ethanol production. For corn-based ethanol plants, a primary co-product of the process is distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). DDGS have been reported to...
Author/s :
John PatienceLaura PeppleRobert Burns
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