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Technical Note (TN748): Strategic Silage Production For Sheep Systems

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The aim of any winter-feeding system is to fill the winter feed deficit and be as low cost as possible, whilst meeting the nutritional requirements of the pregnant ewe to optimise performance and profitability.

Compared to conventional silage/hay and concentrate feed systems, the production of high quality silage from leafy, high digestibility grass provides the opportunity to meet more of the pregnant ewe’s nutritional demands from forage meaning less concentrate feed supplementation is required overall.

Read (TN748): Strategic silage production for sheep systems

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