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Reducing DDGS particle size affects digestibility of swine diets

Regrinding DDGS to uniform particle size improves digestibility of dry matter and energy but not fiber components.

Ethanol co-products used as feed ingredients are ground materials because grinding is the first step in ethanol production, but the mean particle size can be highly variable among sources, which has led researchers to investigate whether additional processing could improve diet digestibility when these ingredients are used in swine diets.

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