News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Brett Kreifels

Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska;



Feeding low oil DDGS to layers

High oil prices are pushing ethanol producers to remove oil from DDGS, changing the feeding value of this alternative ingredient for poultry producers.
Distillers dried grains with solubles, known as DDGS, have become a mainstay in poultry rations over the past five years, increasing to as much as 20 percent in many laying hen rations. The oil content of DDGS has presented a highly available source of energy for poultry consuming DDGS in the ration.
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