For the Future of Farming


Feeding Focus: Silage quality update

Further analysis of this season’s first and second cut grass silage is now complete and reflects the effects of a wet, mild winter, challenging spring and delayed summer harvest.

The first cut results show that 2016 grass silage has a higher dry matter (DM), lower energy, lower protein and is higher in fibre compared to 2015 results. Second cut results are very similar with the only difference being lower DM compared to 2015.

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