Late-season cattle diets, supplemented with distillers grains, provide vital protein and energy unavailable in typical forage grass across the south and southeast U.S. Credit: W. Brandon Smith.
Late-season cattle diets, supplemented with distillers grains, provide vital protein and energy unavailable in typical forage grass across the south and southeast U.S.

Distillers grains may supplement typical forage grass diets for cattle

Byproduct of ethanol industry makes suitable cattle feed supplement.

Making a living raising cattle isn't as simple as just buying a herd and turning it out to pasture. Cattle require specific diets to maintain proper nutrition and weight gain. How to do this in the most effective and efficient way possible has interested both ranchers and researchers for generations.

Scientists in Texas are exploring how the seasons affect how well cattle can digest a type of bermudagrass, Tifton 85. In a recent study, they found that as the seasons progress, the gras

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