The Production of High Feed Value Grass Silage and the Choice of Compound Feed Type to Maximise Animal Performance
Grass silage forms the basal forage for the vast majority of dairy and beef cattle in Ireland and the United Kingdom. During the ensiling process majo
Understanding the processes of protein degradation in forage crops provides opportunities for improved silage quality and enhanced animal production
...almost 80% of the total winter forage fed to ruminant livestock. In Europe,
accounts for 54%, maize 32%, whole crop cereals 2% and legumes 1% of...
Are we turning chickens into cows: How much grass do free range broiler eat?
.... Although it has been established by observation studies that chickens eat
while on range (Glatz et al., 2005, Miao et al., 2005), there have b...
Making the most out of forage in beef production systems
... agricultural land is suitable only as grassland. A large proportion of the
is fed, either fresh or conserved, to beef cattle.Although grassland...
Beyond the science: what the farmer looks for in the production of silage
Grass silage is, and will remain, the basal forage for the majority of beef and dairy cattle in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Northwestern Europe and t
Ensiling maize, tropical grass and big bale oat silages with inoculants in South Africa
...diation (Muck, 1989; Ruser, 1989). Ruser (1989) reported on a survey of 991
and 370 maize crop samples and found 46 to 59% of the lactic acid ba...
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