TITLE

Low Quality Silage Will Prove Costly

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/28/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 12, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of using low quality silage for feeding beef cattle. Problem of breeding of bacillus lichenformus in poor quality silage; Impact of soil contamination on silage.
ACCESSION #
9912059

 

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