Effects of dried distillers grain with solubles on nursery pig performance

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dc.contributor.author Linneen, S.K.
dc.contributor.author Steidinger, M.U.
dc.contributor.author Tokach, Michael D.
dc.contributor.author DeRouchey, Joel M.
dc.contributor.author Goodband, Robert D.
dc.contributor.author Nelssen, Jim L.
dc.contributor.author Dritz, Steven S.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-20T13:46:59Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-20T13:46:59Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10-20T13:46:59Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1864
dc.description.abstract A total of 482 pigs (initial BW of 21.9 lb) were used in a 22-d study to determine the effects of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on growth performance of nursery pigs reared in a commercial environment. Pigs were allotted to one of two dietary treatments based on corn-soybean meal and containing either 0 or 10% DDGS. There was a tendency for pigs fed the diet containing 10% DDGS to have decreased (P<0.13) ADG, compared with pigs not fed DDGS (0.95 vs. 0.88 lb/d). Overall (d 0 to 22), there were no differences in ADFI, F/G, or final weight (P>0.21). For economic analysis, the DDGS price was compared at $109, $93, or $80/ton. There were no differences in feed cost per pound of gain in diets containing DDGS at the three price levels (P>0.29). Pigs fed the diets containing 10% DDGS had a tendency for reduced (P<0.12) margin over feed cost ($0.52, $0.54, and $0.56), regardless of DDGS price ($106, $93, or $80/ton, respectively). Although only a trend for decreased ADG was observed, feeding diets containing DDGS was less economical, as measured by margin over feed costs. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 08-83-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 2006 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 966 en_US
dc.subject Dried distillers grain with solubles en_US
dc.subject Nursery pigs en_US
dc.subject Growth en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.title Effects of dried distillers grain with solubles on nursery pig performance en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2006 en_US
dc.citation.epage 102 en_US
dc.citation.spage 100 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, 2006, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2006 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mtokach en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jderouch en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid goodband en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dritz en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US


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