Instead, he has already cut much of it for silage to feed his cattle through the winter.
Where silage is stored in quantity, a steam boiler and engine are often employed for the heavy work of cutting up fodder.
To the live stock man it is of minor importance, as silage furnishes so satisfactory a substitute.
The only floor carrier in use in dairy stables is a truck for silage.
As a feed for dairy cows there can be no question of its high value, either green or as silage.
silage, however, should be fed sparingly, and not at all unless it is in the very best condition.
But there should be put by to supplement the natural fodder during dry times a supply of food either as hay or silage.
The difference in the total nitrogen in the grass and silage is equal to 0.68 per cent.
Roots, silage, and other succulent feeds are useful in this connection.
Many crops excellent for silage are easily grown, and the cultivation areas need never be idle for a day at any time of the year.