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Aerobic instability forage heating can have a huge effect on silage palatability and intake. Ultimately, it will affect animal performance and could lead to mycotoxin contamination.
New farm-based research from Volac has examined the potential of multi-cut to deliver extra milk, with results confirming that grass from a five-cut system was more nutritious than that from a traditional three-cut approach.
We’re trying to get the best quality silage and dry matter that we can. We went to Ecosyl for the first time last year and the silage seems really stable.
Micheal Metcalfe of JR Elliott, Bolton Hall Farms in Leyburn
20 July 2020
With shortfalls in grass silage after the dry spring, maize could be an important source of forage dry matter – especially with grass silage alternatives, such as brewer’s grains, in short supply.
10 July 2020
Taking good care of grass silage made during the rest of this year could be crucial to avoid excess spending on bought-in feeds.
02 July 2020
Grass silage yields this season are 25-50% down in places, but you can take steps to conserve as much quality dry matter (DM) as possible from future grass cuts, and to minimise wastage.