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DDGS vs Corn in Animal Feed

Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles (DDGS) and corn are both popular ingredients in animal feed. A feed manufacturer or livestock producer, understanding the differences between these two can help you make informed decisions about your animal nutrition strategies.




Let's compare the key nutritional components of DDGS vs corn:


Nutrient

DDGS

Corn

Protein

27-30%

8-9%

Fat

10-12%

3-4%

Fiber

7-9%

2-3%

Energy

2,820 kcal/kg

3,350 kcal/kg

In DDGS vs Corn, DDGS generally has higher protein, fat, and fiber content, while corn has a slightly higher energy content.


Benefits and Considerations


Aspect

DDGS

Corn

Protein

High

Moderate

Energy

Moderate

High

Cost-effectiveness

High for protein

High for energy

Availability

Increasing

Widespread

Familiarity

Newer

Well-known

Phosphorus

High

Low

Feed Efficiency

Can improve

Standard

Nutrient Variability

Higher

Lower

Storage

Needs care

Easy

Challenges

May reduce intake initially

Few

in DDGS vs Corn , Remember to mix DDGS and corn carefully in animal food. Add DDGS slowly so animals get used to it. Watch how animals do with new food. Keep DDGS dry and cool. Ask an expert for help if you're not sure. Change the mix if needed.


 

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