Effects of removing imported feed
The effects of removing imported supplementary feed from a pasture-based dairy system.
Reducing reliance on imported feed
Can we reduce our reliance on imported feed? That’s the question those involved in a three-year trial run by the Northland Dairy Development Trust set out to answer.
Maize silage is a maize crop cut and ensiled in a stack or bunker. It is commonly used as a supplement to pasture in situations where cows would otherwise be underfed.
Find out what to consider when feeding PKE here.
It is impossible to produce high quality silage from low quality pasture, no matter how good the fermentation is. Both the quality of the ensiled pasture and the quality of the fermentation must be considered.