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silage disease
silage eye
silage poisoning
1. overfeeding on silage may cause indigestion. Usually the result of a heavy feeding program and a shortage of hay so that the roughage supply is entirely silage.
2. a silage containing more than the usual proportion of butyric acid may predispose to acetonemia.
3. silage containing a thriving population of Listeria monocytogenes may cause that disease when fed out.
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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.
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 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 [14].
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.