Producing clean silage starts in the field. Forage crops grown for silage will naturally contain both good and bad microorganisms. It is possible to control this by reducing undesirable bacteria in the silage thanks to the good fermentation driven by selected forage inoculants.
After a wet spring last year that led to poor quality forages being made, this coming season livestock producers will be wanting to make the best silage possible as purchased feed, energy and other inputs continue to rise. Granted, the cost of making grass silage has also risen due to widespread inflation effecting energy and […]
When fed correctly, good quality silage is the most cost-effective feed source for dairy and beef systems, and it supports both animal health and production. In dairy herds, feeding good quality silage not only helps maximise milk yield, but the breakdown of the fibre fraction of silage in the rumen is strongly linked to acetic […]