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Abstracts

Hanson, A.R., L.J. Johnston, S.K. Baidoo, J.L. Torrison, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. High levels of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) in sow and nursery diets do not contribute to Mulberry Heart Disease (MHD). ASAS/ADSA Midwest Mtg. Abstract.

Li, X.J., G.C. Shurson, D.D. Gallaher, J.E. Anderson, S.K. Baidoo, and L.J. Johnston. 2012. Effects of feeding low or high oxidized dried distillers gains with solubles (DDGS) to sows on piglet birth weight variation and litter performance. J. Anim. Sci. 90 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 239P.

McClelland, K.M., A.M. Hilbrands, L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, and R.B. Cox. 2012. Effects of frequent introduction and removal of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) in growing-finishing swine diets on backfat fatty acid composition. ASAS/ADSA Midwest Mtg. Abstract.

Song, R., C. Chen, L.J. Johnston, B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. Effects of feeding diets containing highly oxidized corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 90 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 161.

Song, R., C. Chen, L.J. Johnston, B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. High sulfur content in dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) protects against oxidized lipids in DDGS by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90 (Suppl. 2) . 25.

Song, R., C. Chen, L.J. Johnston, B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. Impact of highly oxidized dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) at increasing dietary vitamin E levels on nutrient digestiblity and DE and ME content in diets for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 289P.

Hilbrands, A.M., L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, S.K. Baidoo, and L.W.O. Souza. 2011. Effects of diet change and digestibility of corn distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. Presented at 2011 Midwest ASAS Mtg.

Kerr, B.J., T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. Effect of commercial feed additives in nursery and finishing pig diets containing DDGS on nutrient digestilbiity and growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 89 (E-suppl. 2) Abstr. 201.

LaBerge, R.J., K.M. McClelland, A.M. Hilbrands, L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, P.C. Nelson, T.J. McNamara, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of intermittent feeding of diets containing 40% corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) to growing-finishing pigs on bacon yeila and quality. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 150 p. 55.

LaBerge, R.J., K.M. McClelland, J.M. Pomerenke, G.C. Shurson, P.C. Nelson, T.J. McNamara, and R.B. Cox. 2011. Effect of feeding diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with and without tallow on bacon yield and quality, J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 148 p. 55.

Li, X.J., S.K. Baidoo, G.C. Shurson, and L.J. Johnston. 2011. Effects of corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on diet digestibility and slurry output from gestating sows. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) p. 40.

Liu, P., L.W.O. Souza, S.K. Baidoo, and G.C. Shurson. 2011. Impact of DDGS particle size on nutrient digestibility, DE and ME content, and flowability in diets for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) p. 58.

Pomerenke, J.M., G.C. Shurson, S.K. Baidoo, and L.J. Johnston. 2011. Effects of dietary tallow and DDGS on pork fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) p. 38.

Pomerenke, J.M., G.C. Shurson, S.K. Baidoo, and L.J. Johnston. 2011. Effects of tallow and DDGS on pig performance and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89 (Suppl. 2) p. 57.

Song, R., A.S. Csallany, and G.C. Shurson. 2011. Evaluation of lipid peroxidation level in corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). J. Anim. Sci. 89 (Suppl. 2) Abstr. 208.

Pomerenke, J.M., L.W.O. Souza, and G.C. Shurson. 2010. Concentrations of ß-glucans and mannan-oligosaccharides in corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) and its relationship to fiber components. J. Anim. Sci. 88 (E-suppl. 3) p. 206.

Popowski, J.M., R.B. Cox, J.M. Pomerenke, G.C. Shurson, and R. LaBerge. 2010. Effect of feeding diets containing corn dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) and beef tallow to growing-finishing pigs on fresh and processed pork shelf life characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88 (Suppl. 3) Abstr. 107.

Anderson, P.V., G.C. Shurson, and B.J. Kerr. 2009. Energy determination of corn co-products fed to finishing pigs and use of in vitro OM digestibility to predict in vivo ME. ASAS Midwestern Section Annual Mtg., Des Moines, IA. Mar. 16-18.

Drescher, A.J., S.K. Baidoo, L.J. Johnston, and G.C. Shurson. 2009. Effects of DDGS in growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 87 (E-suppl. 3):135.

Hilbrands, A.M., L.J. Johnston, G.C. Shurson, and I. Kim. 2009.Influence of rapid introduction and removal of dietary corn distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) on pig performance and carcass characteristics. ASAS Midwestern Section Annual Mtg., Des Moines, IA. Mar. 16-18.

Soares, J.A., H.H. Stein, G.C. Shurson, and J.E. Pettigrew. 2009. Amino acid digestibility of corn distillers solubles-related co-products in growing pigs. ASAS Midwestern Section Annual Mtg., Des Moines, IA. Mar. 16-18.

Feoli, C., J.D. Hancock, S.M. Williams, T.L. Gugle, S.D. Carter, and N.A. Cole. 2007. Effects of dietary electrolyte balance and molasses in diets with corn-based distillers dried grains with solubles on growth performance in nursery and finishing pigs. ADSA/ ASAS/ AMPA/ PSA Joint Ann. Mtg., San Antonio, TX. July 8-12. Abstr. 883.

Feoli, C., S. Issa, J.D. Hancock, T.L. Gugle, S.D. Carter, and N.A. Cole. 2007. Effects of adding saturated fat to diets with sorghum-based distillers dried grains with solubles on growth performance and carcass characteristics in finishing pigs. ADSA/ ASAS/ AMPA/ PSA Joint Ann. Mtg., San Antonio, TX. July 8-12. Abstr. 86.

Shurson, J., G. Xu, S. Baidoo, and L. Johnston. 2007. Effects of feeding corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) on pork fat quality. 68th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Minneapolis, MN. Sep. 18-19.

White, H.M., S.S. Donkin, M.A. Latour, and S.L. Koser. 2007. Effects of dried distillers grains and conjugated linoleic acid on gene expression for key enzymes in fatty acid synthesis. ADSA/ ASAS/ AMPA/ PSA Joint Ann. Mtg., San Antonio, TX. July 8-12. Abstr. 620.

DeDecker, J.M., M. Ellis, B.F. Wolter, J. Spencer, D.M. Webel, C.R. Bertelsen, and B.A. Peterson. 2005. Effects of dietary level of distiller’s dried grains with solubles and fat on the growth performance of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 79.

Fastinger, N.D. and D.C. Mahan. 2005. Apparent and true ileal amino acid and energy digestibility and weanling pig performance of five sources of distillers dried grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 54.

Hastad, C.W., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, and N.Z. Frantz. 2005. Effects of dried distillers grains with solubles on feed preference in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 73.

Hill, G.M., J.E. Link, M.J. Rincker, K.D. Roberson, D.L. Kirkpatrick, and M.L. Gibson. 2005. Corn dried distillers grains with solubles in sow lactation diets. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 82.

Knott, J. and G. Shurson. 2005. Assessment of growth performance and nutrient balance of early-weaned pigs fed diets containing spray dried corn distillers solubles by-products, carbadox, and porcine plasma. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 74.

Knott, J., G. Shurson, M. Hathaway, and L. Johnston. 2005. Effects of feeding diets containing spray dried corn condensed distillers solubles (CDS) and associated fractions on growth performance of early-weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 71.

Knott, J., G. Shurson, M. Hathaway, and L. Johnston. 2005. Effects of feeding diets containing spray dried corn condensed distillers solubles and associated fractions to early-weaned pigs on intestinal morphology, immune status, circulating IGF-1 concentrations, and organ weights. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 70.

Pedersen, C., A. Pahm, and H.H. Stein. 2005. Effectiveness of in vitro procedures to estimate CP and amino acid digestibility coefficients in dried distillers grain with solubles by growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 69.

Spiehs, M., G. Shurson, L. Johnston, and K. Seifert. 2005. Evaluation of corn distillers dried grains with solubles and a polyclonal antibody on growth performance and the ability of pigs to resist an infection fromSalmonella Typhimurium. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 62.

Stein, H.H., C. Pedersen, and M.G. Boersma. 2005. Energy and nutrient digestibility in dried distillers grain with solubles by growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 83 (Suppl. 2) p. 79.

Whitney, M.H. and G.C. Shurson. 2003. Growth performance of nursery pigs fed diets containing increasing levels of corn distiller's dried grains with solubles. Presented at the Midwest ASAS/ADSA Mtg., Des Moines, IA. March 19, 2003.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, R.M. Guedes, C.J. Gebhart, and N.L. Winkleman. 2003. Effect of corn distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and/or antimicrobial regimen on the ability of growing pigs to resist a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge. Presented at the Midwest ASAS/ADSA Mtg., Des Moines, IA. March 18, 2003.

Wilson, J.A., M.H. Whitney, G.C. Shurson, and S.K. Baidoo. 2003. Effects of adding distiller's dried grain with solubles (DDGS) to gestation and lactation diets on reproductive performance and nutrient balance in sows. Presented at the Midwest ASAS/ADSA Mtg., Des Moines, IA. March 18, 2003.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, L.J. Johnston, D. Wulf, and B. Shanks. 2001. Growth performance and carcass characteristics of grow-finish pigs fed increasing levels of distiller's dried grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 79:108 (Suppl. 1).

Whitney, M.H., M.J. Spiehs, and G.C. Shurson. 2001. Availability of phosphorus in distiller's dried grains with solubles for growing swine. J. Anim. Sci. 79:108 (Suppl. 1).

Spiehs, M.J., M.H. Whitney, G.C. Shurson, and R.E. Nicolai. 2000. Odor characteristics of swine manure and nutrient balance of grow-finish pigs fed diets with and without distiller's dried grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 78:69 (Suppl. 2).

Whitney, M.H., M.J. Spiehs, G.C. Shurson, and S.K. Baidoo. 2000. Apparent ileal digestibilities of corn distiller's dried grains with solubles produced by new ethanol plants in Minnesota and South Dakota. J. Anim. Sci. 78:185 (Suppl. 1).

Spiehs, M.J., G.C. Shurson, and M.H. Whitney. 1999. Energy, nitrogen, and phosphorus digestibility of growing and finishing swine diets containing distiller's dried grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 77:188 (Suppl. 1).

Whitney, M.H., M.J. Spiehs, and G.C. Shurson. 1999. A nutrient database for distiller's dried grains with solubles produced from new ethanol plants in Minnesota and South Dakota. J. Anim. Sci. 77:188 (Suppl. 1).

Hansen, E.L., G.W. Libal, D.N. Peters, and C.R. Hamilton. 1997. Utilization of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in phase fed growing and finishing swine. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 75 (Suppl. 1) p. 194.


Scientific Articles

Song, R., C. Chen, L.J. Johnston, B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2014. Effects of feeding diets containing highly peroxidized distillers dried grains with solubles and increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat composition. J. Anim. Sci. 92:198-210.

Almeida, F.N., J.K. Htoo, J. Thomson, and H.H. Stein. 2013. Amino acid digestibility of heat damaged distillers dried grains with solubles fed to pigs. J. Anim. Sci. and Biotech. 4:44. pp. 1-10.

Hilbrands, A.M., L.J. Johnston, K.M. McClelland, R.B. Cox, S.K. Baidoo, L.W.O. Souza, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Effects of abrupt introduction and removal of high and low digestibility corn distillers dried grains with solubles from the diet on growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:248-258.

Kerr, B.J., W.A. Dozier, III, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:3231-3243.

Kerr, B.J. and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Strategies to improve fiber utilizaton in swine. J. Anim. Sci. and Biotech. 4:11.

Kerr, B.J., T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Evaluation of commercially available enzymes, probiotics, or yeast on apparent total-tract nutrient digestion and growth in nursery and finishing pigs fed diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles. Prof. Anim. Scientist 29:508-517.

Kim, B.G., D.Y. Kil, and H.H. Stein. 2013. In growing pigs, the true ileal and total tract digestibility of acid hydrolyzed ether extract in extracted corn oil is greater than in intact sources of corn oil or soybean oil. J. Anim. Sci. 91:755-763.

Li, Y.Z., C.E. Phillips, L.H. Wang, X.L. Xie, S.K. Baidoo, G.C. Shurson, and L.J. Johnston. 2013. Effects of distillers' dried grains with solubles on behavior of sows kept in a group-housed system with elecronic sow feeders or individual stalls. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 93:57-66.

Paulus Compart, D.M., A.M. Carlson, G.I Crawford, R.C. Fink, F. Diez-Gonzalez, A. DiCostanzo, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Presence and biological activity of antibiotics used in fuel ethanol and corn co-product production. J. Anim. Sci. 91:2395-2404.

Song, R., C. Chen, L. Wang, L.J. Johnston, B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:2715-2728.

Song, R. and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Evaluation of lipid peroxidation level in corn dried distillers grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4383-4388.

Urriola, P.E., L.J. Johnston, H.H. Stein, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Prediction of the concentration of standardized ileal digestible amino acids in distillers dried grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4389-4396.

Anderson, P.V., B.J. Kerr, T.E. Weber, C.J. Ziemer, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. Determination and prediction of digestible and metabolizable energy from chemical analysis of corn coproducts fed to finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:1242-1254. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3605.

Kim, B.G., Y. Zhang, and H.H. Stein. 2012. Sulfur concentration in diets containing corn, soybean meal, and distillers dried grains with solubles does not affect feed preference or growth performance of weanling or growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:272-281. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3777.

Liu, P., L.W.O. Souza, S.K. Baidoo, and G.C. Shurson. 2012. Impact of distillers dried grains with solubles particle size on nutrient digestibility, DE and ME content, and flowability in diets for growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:4925-4932.

McClelland, K.M., G. Rentfrow, G.L. Cromwell, M.D. Lindemann, and M.J. Azain. 2012. Effects of corn distillers dried grains with solubles on quality traits of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 90:4148-4156.

Soares, J.A., H.H. Stein, V. Singh, G.C. Shurson, and J.E. Pettigrew. 2012. Amino acid digestibility of corn distillers dried grains with solubles, liquid condensed solubles, pulse dried thin stillage, and syrup balls fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:1255-1261. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3691.

Cromwell, G.L., M.J. Azain, O. Adeola, S.K. Baidoo, S.D. Carter, T.D. Crenshaw, S.W. Kim, D.C. Mahan, P.S. Miller, and M.C. Shannon. 2011. Corn distillers dried grains with solubles in diets for growing-finishing pigs: A cooperative study. J. Anim. Sci. 89:2801-2811. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3704.

Dahlen, R.B.A., S.K. Baidoo, G.C. Shurson, J.E. Anderson, C.R. Dahlen, and L.J. Johnston. 2011. Assessment of energy content of low-solubles corn distillers dried grains and effects on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat quality in growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 89(10):3140-3152. Epub 2011 May 13, 2011.

Hanson, A.R., G. Xu, M. Li, M.H. Whitney, and G.C. Shurson. 2011. Impact of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) and diet formulation method on dry matter, calcium, and phosphorus retention and excretion in nursery pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. and Tech. ANIFEE-12676.

Jacela, J.Y., J.M. DeRouchey, S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, R.C. Sulabo, R.C. Thaler, L. Brandts, D.E. Little, and K.J. Prusa. 2011. Amino acid digestibility and energy content of deoiled (solvent-extracted) corn distillers dried grains with solubles for swine and effects on growth performance and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 89:1817-1829. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3097.

Jones, C.K., J.R. Bergstrom, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and S.S. Dritz. 2010. Efficacy of commercial enzymes in diets containing various concentrations and sources of dried distillers grains with solubles for nursery pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2084-2091. doi:10.2527/jas.2009-2109.

Song, M., S.K. Baidoo, G.C. Shurson, M.H. Whitney, L.J. Johnston, and D.D. Gallaher. 2010. Dietary effects of distillers dried grains with solubles on performance and milk composition of lactating sows. J. Anim. Sci. 88:3313-3319. doi:10.2527/jas.2009-2309.

Urriola, P.E., G.C. Shurson, and H.H. Stein. 2010. Digestibility of dietary fiber in distillers coproducts fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2373-2381. doi:10.2527/jas.2009-2227.

Xu, G., S.K. Baidoo, L.J. Johnston, D. Bibus, J.E. Cannon, and G.C. Shurson. 2010. Effects of feeding diets containing increasing content of corn distillers dried grains with solubles to grower-finisher pigs on growth performance, carcass composition, and pork fat quality. J. Anim. Sci. 88(4):1398-1410. Epub Dec. 4, 2009.

Xu, G., S.K. Baidoo, L.J. Johnston, D. Bibus, J.E. Cannon, and G.C. Shurson. 2010. The effects of feeding diets containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles, and withdrawal period of distillers dried grains with solubles, on growth performance and pork quality in grower-finisher pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 88:1388-1397. doi:102527/jas.2008-1403.

Yoon, S.Y., Y.X. Yang, P.L. Shinde, J.Y. Choi, J.S. Kim, Y.W. Kim, K. Yun, J.K. Jo, J.H. Lee, S.J. Ohh, I.K. Kwon, and B.J. Chae. 2010. Effects of mannanase and distillers dried grain with solubles on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 88:181-191. doi:10.2527/jas.2008-1741.

Johnston, L.J., J. Goihl, and G.C. Shurson. 2009. Selected additives did not improve flowability of DDGS in commercial systems. Amer. Soc. of Ag. and Biol. Engr. ISSN 0883-8542, Vol. 25(1): 75-82.

Stein, H.H., S.P. Connot, and C. Pedersen. 2009. Energy and nutrient digestibility in four sources of distillers dried grains with solubles produced from corn grown within a narrow geographical area and fed to growing pigs. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 22, No. 7, pp. 1016-1025.

Stein, H.H. and G.C. Shurson. 2009. BOARD-INVITED REVIEW: The use and application of distillers dried grains with solubles in swine diets. J. Anim. Sci. 87:1292-1303. doi:10.2527/jas.2008-1290.

Urriola, P.E., D. Hoehler, C. Pedersen, H.H. Stein, and G.C. Shurson. 2009. Amino acid digestibility of distillers dried grains with solubles, produced from sorghum, a sorghum-corn blend, and corn fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 87:2574-2580. doi:10.2527/jas.2008-1436.

Widmer, M.R., L.M. McGinnis, D.M. Wulf, and H.H. Stein. 2008. Effects of feeding distillers dried grains with solubles, high-protein distillers dried grains, and corn germ to growing-finishing pigs on pig performance, carcass quality, and the palatability of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1819-1831. doi:10.2527/jas.2007-0594.

Pahm, A.A., C. Pedersen, D. Hoehler, and H.H. Stein. 2008. Factors affecting the variability in ileal amino acid digestibility in corn distillers dried grains with solubles fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2180-2189.

Pedersen, C., M.G. Boersma, and H.H. Stein. 2007. Digestibility of energy and phosphorus in ten samples of distillers dried grains with solubles fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 85:1168–1176.

Widmer, M.R., L.M. McGinnis, and H.H. Stein. 2007. Energy, phosphorus, and amino acid digestibility of high-protein distillers dried grains and corn germ fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 85:2994-3003.

Fastinger, N.D. and D.C. Mahan. 2006. Determination of the ileal amino acid and energy digestibilities of corn distillers dried grains with solubles using grower-finisher pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1722–1728. doi:10.2527/jas.2005-308.

Stein, H.H., M.L. Gibson, C. Pedersen, and M.G. Boersma. 2006. Amino acid and energy digestibility in ten samples of distillers dried grain with solubles fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 84:853-860.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, and R.C. Guedes. 2006. Effect of dietary inclusion of distillers dried grains with solubles on the ability of growing pigs to resist a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1860–1869.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, and R.C. Guedes. 2006. Effect of including distillers dried grains with solubles in the diet, with or without antimicrobial regimen, on the ability of growing pigs to resist a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1870–1879.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, and R.C. Guedes. 2006. Effect of dietary inclusion of distillers dried grains with solubles, soybean hulls, or a polyclonal antibody product on the ability of growing pigs to resist aLawsonia intracellularis challenge. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1870-1879. doi:10.2527/jas.2004-575.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, L.J. Johnston, D.M. Wulf, and B.C. Shanks. 2006. Growth performance and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs fed high-quality corn distillers dried grain with solubles originating from a modern Midwestern ethanol plant. J. Anim. Sci. 84:3356-3363.

Nyachoti, C.M., J.D. House, B.A. Slominski, and I.R. Seddon. 2005. Energy and nutrient digestibilities in wheat dried distillers’ grains with solubles fed to growing pigs. J. Sci. Food Agric. 85:2581-2586.

Whitney, M.H. and G.C. Shurson. 2004. Growth performance of nursery pigs fed diets containing increasing levels of corn distiller’s dried grains with solubles originating from a modern Midwestern ethanol plant. J. Anim. Sci. 82:122-128.

Gralapp, A.K., W.J. Powers, M.A. Faust, and D.S. Bundy. 2002. Effects of dietary ingredients on manure characteristics and odorous emissions from swine. J. Anim. Sci. 80:1512-1519.

Spiehs, M.J., M.H. Whitney, and G.C. Shurson. 2002. Nutrient database for distiller's dried grains with solubles produced from new ethanol plants in Minnesota and South Dakota. J. Anim. Sci. 80:2639-2645.

Nicolai, R.E., M.J. Spiehs, G.C. Shurson, and M.H. Whitney. 1999. Deep pit simulator modeling protocol for individual metabolism crates during diet studies. ASAE Paper No. 994135. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

Cromwell, G.L., K. L. Herkelman, and T. S. Stahly. 1993. Physical, chemical, and nutritional characteristics of distillers dried grains with solubles for chicks and pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 71:679-686.


Review Articles

Stein, H.H. and G.C. Shurson. 2009. Board-Invited Review: The use and application of distillers dried grains with solubles in swine diets. J. Anim. Sci. 87:1292-1303.

Shurson, G., M. Spiehs, and M. Whitney. 2004. The use of maize distiller's dried grains with solubles in pig diets. Pig News and Information 25 (2), 75N-83N.


Research Overview

Shurson, G.C., et al. 2001. Overview of swine nutrition research on the value and application of distiller's dried grains with solubles produced by Minnesota and South Dakota ethanol plants. Dept. of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul.


Research Reports

Benz, J.M., J.L. Nelssen, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and S.S. Dritz. 2009. Effects of an enzyme blend (Livestock Answer) in diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles on growth performance of nursery and finishing pigs. Finishing Pig Nutrition and Management. Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1020. pp. 213-219.

Jacela, J.Y., S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2009. A meta-analysis of supplemental enzyme studies in growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles: Effects on growth performance. Finishing Pig Nutrition and Management. Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1020. pp. 220-224.

Jacela, J.Y., S.S. Dritz, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, and J.L. Nelssen. 2009. Effect of a commercial enzyme (Nutrase) on growth performance of growing pigs fed diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles. Finishing Pig Nutrition and Management. Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1020. pp. 207-212.

Jacela, J.Y., S.S. Dritz, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, R.D. Goodband, J.L. Nelssen, and K.J. Prusa. 2009. Effects of adding enzymes to diets containing high levels of dried distillers grains with solubles on growth performance of finishing pigs. Finishing Pig Nutrition and Management. Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1020. pp. 192-201.

Feoli, C., J.D. Hancock, T.L. Gugle, S.D. Carter, and N.A. Cole. 2008. Effects of adding enzymes to diets with corn- and sorghum-based dried distillers grains with solubles on growth performance and nutrient digestibility in nursery and finishing pigs. Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1001. pp. 104-110.

Honeyman, M., D. Stender, W. Roush, and D. Hummel. 2008. Feeding DDGS to finishing pigs in deep-bedded hoop barns. Iowa State University Animal Industry Report, A.S. Leaflet R2354.

Jones, C.K., J.R. Bergstrom, M.D Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, J.L. Nelssen, S.S. Dritz, and R.D. Goodband. 2008. Effects of commercial enzymes in diets containing dried distillers grains with solubles for nursery pigs.Kansas State Univ. Swine Day Report of Progress 1001. pp. 117-125.

Hastad, C.W., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, and J.M. DeRouchey. 2005. Adding dried distillers grains to swine diets affects feed preference. Kansas State University Swine Research 2005. Summary Publication of Report of Progress 964. pp. 149-159.

Xu, G., M. Whitney, and J. Shurson. 2005. The effects of adding distiller’s dried grains with solubles, with and without phytase, to swine diets on phosphorus balance, and phosphorus levels and chemical forms of phosphorus in swine manure. Summary Report: Final DDGS Phytase Phosphorus Research Report Submitted to the Iowa Corn Growers. March 2, 2005.

Hastad, C.W., J.L. Nelssen, R.D. Goodband, M.D. Tokach, S.S. Dritz, J. M. DeRouchey, and N. Z. Frantz. 2004. Effects of increasing dried distiller's grains on feed intake. Kansas State University Swine Day 2004. Report of Progress 940.

Knott, J. and G. Shurson. 2004. Assessment of the nutritional and immunological properties of yeast cells derived from fuel ethanol production in diets for baby pigs. Final report for research funded by the Minnesota Pork Board and the Pork Checkoff, and the Minnesota Corn Research and Promotion Council. Aug. 19, 2004.

Gralapp, A.K., W.J. Powers, and D.S. Bundy. 2000. Effects of feeding distillers dried grains with solubles to finishing swine on animal performance, manure characteristics, and odorous emissions. 2000 ISU Swine Research Report. ASL-R656.

Senne, B.W., J.D. Hancock, R.H. Hines, D.W. Dean, I. Mavromichalis, and J.R. Froetschner. 1998. Effects of whole grain and distillers dried grains with solubles from normal and heterowaxy endosperm sorghums on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and carcass characteristics of finishing pigs. Kansas State University Swine Day 1998. Report of Progress 819.

Senne, B.W., J.D. Hancock, I. Mavromichalis, S.L. Johnston, P.S. Sorrell, I.H. Kim, and R.H. Hines. 1996. Use of sorghum-based distillers grains in diets for nursery and finishing pigs. Kansas State University Swine Day 1996. Report of Progress 772. pp. 140-145.

Senne, B.W., J.D. Hancock, P.S. Sorrell, I.H. Kim, S.L. Traylor, R.H. Hines, and K.C. Behnke. 1995. Effects of distillers grains on growth performance in nursery and finishing pigs. Kansas State University Swine Day 1995. Report of Progress 746. pp. 68-70.


Conference Proceedings

Johnston, L.J., X. Li, S.K. Baidoo, Y.Z. Li, and G.C. Shurson. 2013. Long-term feeding of DDGS to sows. 74th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Prior Lake, MN.

Shurson, J. 2011. Benefits and limitations of feeding corn DDGS to grower-finisher pigs. Banff Pork Seminar.

Shurson, J. 2011. New technologies to aid in evaluation of alternative feedstuffs. 72nd Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN.

Kerr, B.J., T.E. Weber, P.V. Anderson, and G.C. Shurson. Enzymes for use in high DDGS swine eiets. 71st Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Owatonna, MN.

Shurson, J. 2008. What we know about feeding liquid by-products to pigs. Big Dutchman 5th Internatl. Agent’s Mtg., Bremen, Germany. July 9-11, 2008.

Shurson, J., L. Johnston, S. Baidoo, and M. Whitney. 2008. Use of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) in swine diets. Allen D. Leman Swine Conf., St. Paul, MN. Sep. 20-23, 2008.

Shurson, J. and J. Pomerenke. 2008. Use of U.S. DDGS in practical swine diet formulations. International Distillers Grains Conf., Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 19-21, 2008.

Baidoo, S.K. and M. Song. 2007. Dried distiller’s grains with solubles on lactating sow performance. Minnesota Pork Congress, Minneapolis, MN. Jan. 17-18, 2007.

Shurson, J. 2006. What's new in feeding distiller's by-products to swine. 67th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., St. Paul, MN. Sep. 19-20, 2006.

Shurson, J., S. Noll, and J. Goihl. 2005. Corn by-product diversity and feeding value to non-ruminants. 66th Minnesota Nutrition Conf., St. Paul, MN. Sep. 20-21, 2005.

Shurson, J., M. Spiehs, M. Whitney, and J. Knott. 2004. Nutritional and value added benefits of feeding maize DDGS and other dry-mill co-products to swine. Presented at the Eastern Nutrition Conf. Pre-conf. Symposium, Ottawa, Canada. May 11, 2004.

Shurson, G.C., M.J. Spiehs, and M.H. Whitney. 2003. The value and use of “new generation” corn distiller’s dried grains with solubles in swine diets. Presented at the Western Nutrition Conf., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Sep. 10, 2003.

Shurson, G.C., M.J. Spiehs, J.A. Wilson, and M.H. Whitney. 2003. Value and use of 'new generation' distiller's dried grains with solubles in swine diets. Presented at the 19th International Alltech Conf., Lexington, KY. May 13, 2003.

Shurson, G.C. 2002. The value and use of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in swine diets. Presented at the Carolina Nutrition Conf., Raleigh, NC, Oct. 30, 2002; presented to Anafaca Feed Industry Organization in Jalisco, Mexico, Oct. 11, 2002; presented to the Ministry of Agriculture Feed Industry Center, Beijing, China, Sep. 12, 2002.

Whitney, M.H., G.C. Shurson, R.M. Guedes, and C.J. Gebhart. 2002. The relationship between distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ileitis in swine. 63rd Minnesota Nutrition Conf., Eagan, MN. Sep. 17-18, 2002.

Shurson, G.C. 2001. The advantages of using distiller's dried grains with solubles from Minnesota and South Dakota ethanol plants in swine diets. Ethanol Co-Products Workshop, National Corn Growers Association, Lincoln, NE. Nov. 6-9, 2001.

Shurson, G.C., M.J. Spiehs, M.H. Whitney, S.K. Baidoo, L.J. Johnston, B. Shanks, and D. Wulf. 2001. The value of distiller's dried grains with solubles in swine diets. 62nd Minnesota Nutrition Conf. and Minnesota Corn Growers Association Technical Symposium, Bloomington, MN. Sep. 11-12, 2001. pp. 22-52.

Shurson, G.C., M.H. Whitney, M.J. Spiehs, S.K. Baidoo, and A. Renteria. 2000. The value of distillers dried grains with solubles in pig diets.Concepts in Pig Science 2000, 2nd Annual Turtle Lake Pig Science Conf., Stillwater, MN. May 3-5, 2000. pp. 47-62.

Whitney, M.H., M.J. Spiehs, and G.C. Shurson. 1999. Use of Minnesota-South Dakota regional distillers dried grains with solubles in swine diets. 60th Minnesota Nutrition Conf. and Zinpro Technical Symposium, Bloomington, MN. Sep. 20-22, 1999. pp. 171-186.


Books

Biofuel Co-Products as Livestock Feed: Opportunities and Challenges. 2012. Edited by Harinder P.S. Makkar. Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. (554 pages).

Shurson, J. and A.S. Alghamdi. 2008. Chapter 10. Quality and New Technologies to Create Corn Co-products from Ethanol Production. In: Using Distillers Grains in the U.S. and International Livestock and Poultry Industries. Edited by B.A. Babcock, D.J. Hayes, and J.D. Lawrence. Midwest Agribusiness Trade Research and Information Center, Ames, IA.

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. Published by Midwest Agribusiness Trade Research and Information Center, Ames, IA. (259 pages).


Technical Bulletins

Paine, L. 2005. Distillers grains in dairy and livestock diets. UW-Extension Ag Reporter, Jan./Feb. 2005.

Short, D. 2002. Distillers grains in swine feeds. UW-Extension Ag Reporter, May/June 2002.

Thaler, B. 2002. Use of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in swine diets. SDSU Extension Extra. ExEx 2035, Aug. 2002. Animal and Range Sciences.


Popular Press Articles

Shurson, J. 2012. What you need to know about reduced-oil DDGS. Pork Magazine. May 2012.

Shurson, J., G. Xu, and B.J. Kerr. 2008. Biofuel by-products spur interest in dietary enzymes. National Hog Farmer. March 2008.

Xu, G., J. Shurson, and B. Kerr. 2008. The role of feed enzymes in swine feeding programs. Natinal Hog Farmer. March 2008.

Vansickle, J. 2007. Does DDGS affect pork? National Hog Farmer, Mar. 15, 2007.

Shurson, J. 2007. Does feeding DDGS to pigs affect pork acceptability in Japan? Distillers Grains Quarterly, First Quarter, 2007. pp. 14-16.

Shurson, G. 2006. Does feeding diets containing DDGS affect pork quality? Distillers Grains Quarterly, Fourth Quarter, 2006. pp. 18-22.

Shurson, J. 2006. How does DDGS compare to soybean meal in swine diets? Distillers Grains Quarterly, Third Quarter, 2006. pp. 14-19.

Shurson, J. 2006. The value of high-protein distillers coproducts in swine feeds. Distillers Grains Quarterly, First Quarter, 2006. pp. 22-25.

Shurson, G.C. 2005. Ethanol byproduct may be a diet alternative. National Hog Farmer, Feb. 15.

Shurson, G.C. 2005. Feeding DDGS to pigs: Finding value-added features. Distiller Grains Quarterly, Nov.

Shurson, J. 2005. Feeding DDGS to pigs: Overcoming barriers and finding value-added features. Distillers Grains Quarterly-Inaugural, 2005, Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 12-14.

Shurson, G.C. 2005. What’s your pigs’ “P” level? Pork Magazine, May.

Shurson, G. and S. Fraser Dominy. 2004. The “new generation” of distiller’s dried grains. World Grain, April 1, 2004. pp. 64.

Shurson, G. and J. Goihl. 2003. Evaluating distiller's dried grains with solubles. National Hog Farmer, March 15, 2003.

New-generation DDGS: A cost-effective corn replacer. PORK, March 7, 2003. NOTE: You must register for membership (FREE) to the PORK to access this site.

Bernick, J. 2003. Yum Yum!. Farm Journal, Feb. 28, 2003. pp. 10-11.

Neutkens, D. 2002. Distiller's grains offers price, health benefits. National Hog Farmer, Aug. 15, 2002. p. 16.

Messenger, J. 2001. Distilling a feed alternative. PORK, June 2001. pp. 22-23. Dried distillers grain nutrient database may promote use in swine diets. Feedstuffs, Oct. 25, 1999.


Cost Calculators (Excel Spreadsheets)

University of Illinois DDGS Calculator - developed by Drs. Beob G. Kim and Hans H. Stein (Dec. 2007).

DDGS Cost Calculator for Swine - developed by Dr. Bob Thaler, SDSU Ext. Swine Specialist (Sep. 2002).

DDGS Value Calculator - developed by Dean Koehler, Vita Plus Corporation, Madison, WI (Sep. 2002).


Brochures

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

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