TITLE

Grass silage use on the way back

AUTHOR(S)
Padfield, Emily
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;12/1/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 22, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the use of grass silage is set to regain ground lost to concentrate feedstuffs and continue as the common ensiled forage in Ireland. The role of forages within the system should be considered in terms of relative total production costs, revenues from the sale of meat and farm profits. Any potential benefits between maize and grass silage depend in the grain yield. Nutritive value is constant until grain has reached the hard-cheddar stage of 55%.
ACCESSION #
23535169

 

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