DDGS Feeding Recommendations


Stalker, A., R. Rasby, G. Erickson, C. Buckner, and T. Klopfenstein. 2010. Feeding corn milling co-products to forage fed cattle, 1st edition. Nebraska Corn Board and University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Klopfenstein, T.J., G.E. Erickson, and V.R. Bremer. 2008. Board-invited review: Use of distillers by-products in the beef cattle feeding industry. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1223-1231. doi:10.2527/jas.2007-0550.

Trenkle, A. 2003. Evaluation of wet and dry distillers grains with solubles for finishing Holstein steers. Report to Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Nov. 2003. Iowa State University.

Tjardes, K. and C. Wright. 2002. Feeding corn distiller's co-products to beef cattle. SDSU Extension Extra. ExEx 2036, Aug. 2002. Animal and Range Sciences.


Schingoethe, D.J., K.F. Kalscheur, A.R. Hippen, and A.D. Garcia. 2009. Invited review: The use of distillers products in dairy cattle diets. J. Dairy Sci. 92:5802-5813. doi:10.3168/jds.2009-2549.

Schingoethe, D.J., K.F. Kalscheur, and A.D. Garcia. 2002. Distillers grains for dairy cattle. SDSU Extension Extra. ExEx 4022, Aug. 2002. Dairy Science.

Schingoethe, D.J. 2001. Feeding wet distillers grains to dairy cattle. Presented at the Distillers Grains Technology Council, 5th Annual Symposium, Louisville, KY. May 23-24, 2001.


Salim, H.M., Z.A. Kruk, and B.D. Lee. 2010. Nutritive value of corn distillers dried grains with solubles as an ingredient of poultry diets: A review. World's Poultry Sci. Journal, Vol. 66, pp. 411-432.

Waldroup, P.W. , Z. Wang, C. Coto, S. Cerrate, and F. Yan. 2007. Development of a standardized nutrient matrix for corn distillers dried grains with solubles. Internatl. J. Poultry Sci. 6 (7): 478-483. ISSN 1682-8356.

Noll, S. 2005. Corn distiller dried grains with solubles for poultry. Prepared for the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. Revised Oct. 2005.


Pezzanite, L., P. Gunn, M. Neary, R. Lemenager, and S. Lake. 2010. Value of distiller's grains as a feed for sheep. Purdue University Extension. AS-603-2.


Shurson, J. 2012. Typical DDGS sow diets (ANS breeding herd diet formulations). Dept. of Animal Science, University of Minnesota.

Shurson, J. 2012. Typical DDGS swine diets (ANS grow-finish diet formulations). Dept. of Animal Science, University of Minnesota.  

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Distillers Grains Feeding Recommendations for Beef, Dairy, Swine, and Poultry. 2012. Compiled by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA).