Summary and Implications
There has been increasing interest by consumers in beef from cattle that are finished or fattened “on grass” rather than in a conventional feedlot. Also recently, Iowa has had a proliferation of plants that produce ethanol from corn. One by-product of this process is distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). The objective of this study was to feed beef cattle to market weight by grazing cool-season grass supplemented with self-fed by-product pellets.
Iowa State University
Morrical, Daniel G.; Honeyman, Mark S.; Russell, James R.; Strohbehn, Daryl R.; Maxwell, Dallas L.; Busby, W. Darrell; and Sellers, Joe
"Finishing Beef Cattle on Grass with Self-Fed By-Products
Animal Industry Report:
AS 654, ASL R2277.
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