Volac's Derek Nelson said: "Our silage
additives already offer farmers the opportunity to reduce dry matter losses, improve fermentation and animal performance together with maximum aerobic stability at feed-out, providing a minimum of 3:1 return on investment.
With bunker silo truck-tire sidewalls, farmers can not only work more efficiently, safely and hygienically, they substantially reduce the risk of spoiling their silage
Get the Full Report Here: Global Chemical Silage
We found that CF content was highest in the silage
Dr Lowman said the silage
quality can have a huge impact on the amount of winter feed needed, if animal performance is to be maintained.
The resulting silage
had a D-Value of 72%, ME of 11.
The yield of Panicum maximum from cultivated plots and silage
are as shown in Table 2.
Ensiling period lasted 2 months, after that the bags were opened and the representative samples were drawn to assess the quality of silage
by visual appraisal that included smell, color, texture and the amount of mould .
Here, Sue Buckingham, of the GDC, provides 10 tips for silage
making in wet conditions: ?
Already, thousands of viewers have logged on to view the highlights of the 2009 silage
season, with farmers in counties across the country filming their exploits.
One of the challenges that have faced producers using silage
in their feed rations is spoilage.
WARWICKSHIRE College's Nethermoreton Farm has won the silage
competition in the Kenilworth District Agricultural Society's County Show.