Author Archives: mboutron
As producers are making their New Year’s resolutions, it’s a good time to think about farm production goals as well. Identifying silage challenges — and making plans to overcome them — can set the stage for improved profitability and productivity.
Despite the best intentions, every producer is likely to experience … read more
“Can I feed spoiled silage to my cattle?“
I would always recommend disposing of spoiled silage rather than feeding it out. Including spoiled silage in a ration has been shown to decrease animal intake and production by disrupting normal rumen function, which can also lead to reproduction… read more
It’s common to see a little spoiled silage on the top and sides of a bunker or near areas where covers weren’t repaired quickly enough. It is important to avoid the temptation to feed this spoiled silage … read more
Listen to the “Silage Talk” podcast on the Dairy Herd Management Quality Silage Resource Center, featuring Dr. Bob Charley of Lallemand Animal Nutrition. To listen, visit the Resource Center or check out or podcasts page here. … read more