Question of the week - Week of 13-Jun-2018

What is the main risk generated by the use of high levels of DDGS in the diet of finishing pigs?

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Corn DDGS contains between 4 to 12% corn oil. Corn oil contains high concentrations of unsaturated fatty acids. When growing-finishing pigs are fed diets containing high amounts of DDGS, with high crude fat content, carcass fat firmness and belly quality is reduced.