Ensila Plus, Sila-lator, and Silo-Guard for alfalfa silage

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.contributor.author Ilg, H.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-18T17:56:06Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-18T17:56:06Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7385
dc.description.abstract Four alfalfa silages (34 to 37% DM) were made May 30 and 31, 1979, as follows: 1) no additive (control), 2) 3 ounces of Ensila Plus per ton, 3) 1.0 lb of Si1a-1ator per ton, and 4) 1.5 1b of Silo-Guard per ton. Silos were opened after 51 days and each was fed to 41 bred, yearling heifers (one pen of 20 and one pen of 21) during a 26-day trial (July 21 to August 16, 1979). All heifers also received 2.0 1bs daily of a grain mix that contained 200 mg of Rumensin for one pen fed each silage and no Rumensin for the other pen. The silages were full-fed so that the two pens (Rumensin or no Rumensin) receiving each silage got approximately the same quantity of feed. Ensiling temperatures, fermentation dry matter losses, and stability when exposed to air were determined for each silage. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1980 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 377 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Alfalfa silage en_US
dc.subject Dry matter en_US
dc.subject Temperature en_US
dc.subject Fermentation en_US
dc.subject Stability en_US
dc.title Ensila Plus, Sila-lator, and Silo-Guard for alfalfa silage en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1980 en_US
dc.citation.epage 54 en_US
dc.citation.spage 52 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1980, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 7, 1980 en_US


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