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- Hales, K. E.; Brown-Brandl, T. M.; Freetly, H. C.
- Journal of animal science 2014 v.92 no.1 pp. 264-271
- alfalfa hay; beef cattle; corn; diet; digestibility; distillers grains; energy; energy metabolism; excretion; feces; feed composition; feedlots; finishing; heat production; ingredients; methane; methane production; models; neutral detergent fiber; nutrient balance; nutritional intervention; rumen fermentation; steers; volatile fatty acids
- ... The optimal roughage concentration required in feedlot diets changes continuously for many reasons such as source, availability, price, and interaction with other ingredients in the diet. Wet distillers grains and solubles (WDGS) are common in finishing diets and they contain relatively high amounts of fiber compared with other grains they replace (Klopfenstein et al., 2008). Therefore, concentrat ...