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Radunz, A.E., F.L. Fluharty, H.N. Zerby, and S.C. Loerch. 2011. Winter-feeding systems for gestating sheep I. Effects on pre- and postpartum ewe performance and lamb progeny preweaning performance. J. Anim. Sci. 89:467-477.

Radunz, A.E., F.L. Fluharty, H.N. Zerby, and S.C. Loerch. 2011. Wiinter-feeding systems for gestating sheep II. Effects on feedlot performance, glucose tolerance, and carcass composition of lamb progeny. J. Anim. Sci. 89:478-488.

Van Emon, M.L., P.J. Gunn, M.K. Neary, R.P. Lemenager, A.F. Schultz, and S.L. Lake. 2011. Effects of added protein and dietary fat on lamb performance and carcass characteristics when fed differing levels of dried distiller's grains with solubles. Small Ruminant Res. doi:10.016/j.smallrumres.2011.09.002.

Sewell, J.R., L.L. Berger, T.G. Nash, M.J. Cecava, P.H. Doane, J.L. Dunn, M.K. Dyer, and N.A. Pyatt. 2009. Nutrient digestion and performance by lambs and steers fed thermochemically treated crop residues. J. Anim. Sci. 87:1024-1033.

Archibeque, S.L., H.C. Freetly, and C.L. Ferrell. 2008. Feeding distillers grains supplements to improve amino acid nutriture of lambs consuming moderate-quality forages. J. Anim. Sci. 86:691-701.

Carvalho, L.P.F., D.S.P. Melo, C.R.M. Pereira, M.A.M. Rodrigues, A.R.J. Cabrita, and A.J.M. Fonseca. 2005. Chemical composition, in vivo digestibility, N degradability and enzymatic intestinal digestibility of five protein supplements. Animal Feed Sci. Technol. 119 (2005) 171-178.

Vipond, J.E., M. Lewis, G. Horgan, and R.C. Noble. 1995. Malt distillers grains as a component of diets for ewes and lambs and its effects on carcass tissue lipid composition. Animal Feed Sci. and Technol. 54 (1995) 65-79.

Nakamura, T., T.J. Klopfenstein, and R.A. Britton. 1994. Evaluation of acid detergent insoluble nitrogen as an indicator of protein quality in nonforage proteins. J. Anim. Sci. 72:1043-1048.

Willms, C.L., L.L. Berger, N.R. Merchen, and G.C. Fahey, Jr. 1991. Effects of supplemental protein source and level of urea on intestinal amino acid supply and feedlot performance of lambs fed diets based on alkaline hydrogen peroxide-treated wheat straw. J. Anim. Sci. 69:4925-4938.


Using Distillers Grains in the U.S. and International Livestock and Poultry Industries. 2008. Edited by B.A. Babcock, D.J. Hayes, and J.D. Lawrence. Midwest Agribusiness Trade Res. and Information Center, Center for Ag. and Rural Dev., Iowa State Univ., Ames.


Corn Distillers Grains: Value-added Feed Source for Beef, Dairy Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Sheep. National Corn Growers Assoc. Sep. 9, 2008.