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Silage preparation – an effective way to store excess fodder

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article image SILAGE IS a product obtained by packing fresh fodder in a suitable container (Silo) and allowing it to ferment under anaerobic conditions without undergoing much loss of nutrients. Fermentation under anaerobic condition preserves the nutritive value and enhances the keeping quality of the fodder. The process of conserving the green fodder in this way is termed as Ensiling’.Crops suited for silage makingGenerally, the fodder crops rich in soluble carbohydrates and low to medium in protein…Read More