Researchers at South Dakota State University found antibodies against influenza D in blood samples from horses. Cattle are the primary reservoir for Influenza D, which was first isolated from a diseased pig in 2011.
Silage harvest needs to be fast, but not so fast that you don’t take a few minutes to check kernel processor accuracy. Dr. Brian Luck has created an in-field kernel assessment that’s as easy as taking a picture.
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,