Cow-calf, Bull and Heifer Nutrition and Management

Cow-calf, Bull and Heifer Nutrition and Management

photo - cow eating distillers grain in pastureUnderstanding the Difference between Corn and Corn Distillers Grains as Energy Supplements for Pasture Cattle

(August 2016) The development of the ethanol industry throughout Nebraska in the past ten years has resulted in an abundant supply of distillers grains available for cattle feed. However, there are regions where distillers grains are in limited supply and transportation expenses make acquiring distillers grains less favorable. Today, corn prices are lower than they have been in a number of years making corn, especially corn with lower transportation costs, very favorably priced for cattle producers. Regardless of the commodities available, there are a couple of things producers should think about before purchasing supplement. Learn more.

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