Modern processing opens new roles for DDGS in pig diets

Modern processing opens new roles for DDGS in pig diets

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Lower fat, higher protein content makes modern DDGS a valuable ingredient in pig diets, study suggests

Today’s corn-ethanol plants are capable of extracting more oil than in the past, resulting in DDGS with lower fat content. Predictably, this means these low-oil DDGS offer less energy to pigs and other animals that eat the grain, according to a study released this year by the University of Illinois.