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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.