In Episode 10 of Silage Talk, the Dairy Herd Management team talks with Renato Schmidt, PhD, Forage Products Specialist with Lallemand Animal Nutrition about feeding unfermented or shortly-fermented silage.
Yeast growth in silage is generally a bad thing. It results in heating, dry matter (DM), nutrient and energy losses and can cause the pH to increase, allowing spoilage molds and bacteria to grow, reducing silage qualit
It’s worth repeating: air is the enemy of high-quality silage. As silage is opened and fed, it is once again exposed to air, and oxygen allows aerobic organisms that survived the ensiling process — such as bacilli,