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Practical Guide: Silage testing: interpreting the results

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Testing silage is paramount to ensure the nutritional needs of the animals being fed are met. Silage quality can vary considerably from year to year on farm, big differences can even be found within a pit. Regular testing of silage can allow for silage to be utilised well and therefore require less purchased feeds; this in turn could help to reduce the farm carbon footprint.

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