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dc.contributor.authorSegers, Jacob Russell
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-04T18:57:41Z
dc.date.available2014-03-04T18:57:41Z
dc.date.issued2010-08
dc.identifier.othersegers_jacob_r_201008_ms
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/segers_jacob_r_201008_ms
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/26782
dc.description.abstractThree experiments were conducted to compare corn gluten feed (CGF), and distillers dried grains plus solubes (DDGS) as protein supplements for cattle from weaning to slaughter. Experiment 1 studied the effects of DDGS and CGF on stocker performance and compositional development. Feeding DDGS increased ADG, but decreased intramuscular fat and ribeye area. Experiment 2 evaluated these by-products in a feedlot system. Performance data, rumen VFAs, BUN, glucose, insulin, ultrasound, and carcass characteristics were examined. Steers fed DDGS had increased G:F, and both by-products had decreased cost of gain compared to SBM. Experiment 3 examined meat quality characteristics of strip steaks from the above steers. Differences included redder steaks from steers fed SBM after 9 d retail display and increased discoloration in steaks from steers fed DDGS. Increased PUFA concentrations were found in steaks from steers fed DDGS.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectdistillers grains, corn gluten feed, meat quality
dc.titleEffects of protein supplementation using corn by-products in southeastern beef cattle production
dc.title.alternativea systems approach
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMS
dc.description.departmentAnimal and Dairy Science
dc.description.majorAnimal Science
dc.description.advisorLawton Stewart
dc.description.advisorAlex Stelzleni
dc.description.committeeLawton Stewart
dc.description.committeeAlex Stelzleni
dc.description.committeeT. Dean Pringle
dc.description.committeeMark Froetschel


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