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Table 1 Chemical composition of soybean meal and dried distillers grains co-productsa,b

From: In situ ruminal degradation characteristics of dry matter and crude protein from dried corn, high-protein corn, and wheat distillers grains

Item (DM basis) Soybean meal Wheat DDGS Corn DDGS HP-DDGS SE
Dry matter, % 92.4 86.5 86.5 90.0 0.05
Organic matter 92.8 93.5 95.5 98.6 0.26
Crude protein (CP) 52.2 38.1 33.3 38.8 0.38
True protein, % of CP 89.9 84.6 91.9 93.0 1.33
Non-protein nitrogen, % of CP 10.1 15.4 8.10 7.00 1.33
Ether extract 0.77 2.63 3.92 1.66 0.20
Neutral detergent fiber (NDF) 34.5 56.6 52.3 58.4 2.32
Acid detergent fiber 12.9 29.7 31.9 35.3 0.25
Crude ash 7.22 6.54 4.52 1.41 0.26
  1. a DDGS distillers dried grains with solubles, HP-DDGS high-protein corn DDGS
  2. bMeans of 3 observations