Silage Advice

How should I prepare the clamp?

  • Clean out any old silage and, if necessary, pressure wash.
  • Ensure effluent channels are not blocked
  • Repair the walls and base, sealing any cracks properly – remember, heavy clamp machinery running close to silo walls exerts enormous pressure on the walls.
  • Remove nails, old sealing materials and any other uneven obstructions from the walls.
  • Cover any rough areas of the wall with bags to prevent damage to the main sheeting.
  • If the silo walls are constructed of sleepers, porous concrete or earth they should be lined completely with polythene.

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