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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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All Wales Clamp silage WINNER was Haverfordwest milk producer Andrew Reed, who has a 280-cow herd plus youngstock and an 95-head pedigree Texel flock on his 370-acre unit.
When estimating the amount of silage required - bear in mind most cows eat in the region of 3-3.
Hence, the moisture contents of FVR are high; the silage making is not simple.
Mr Parry, a member of Upper Severn Grassland Society, produced clamp silage which was able to meet most of his livestock feed demands.
Eblex Beef & Sheep Scientist, Dr Liz Genever, said: "Instead of placing the primary emphasis on improving silage quality as has so often been the case with improvement advice in the past, the decision-making initiative focuses attention on making the silage they need at the least possible cost.
Launch meetings created an opportunity to promote, educate about and differentiate Buchneri 500 from other silage inoculants.
Anytime silage spoils instead of properly fermenting there is an opportunity for botulism bacteria to form.
About a third to half of all dairy farmers use silage inoculants to speed up the fermentation process, spending about $1 per wet ton of crop each year for these inoculants.
05) in all treated silages compared to the CON silage, however, there was no difference (p>0.
Silage is a key crop in the production of meat and milk from Welsh farms and the Clamp and Big Bale silage competitions, run by the RWAS and the Federation of Welsh Grassland Societies, is one of the most eagerly contested in Welsh farming.
This is the advice from EBLEX - the industry body for English beef and lamb levy payers - who stress that palatable and nutritious grass silage can be made throughout September and into October in most years providing sufficient care is taken.