Milk Urea

Milk urea values provide us with a useful insight into the protein nutrition of the herd, but results should be interpreted carefully. Much of the protein entering the rumen is degraded to provide protein for the rumen microbes. This rumen degradable protein comes in many forms, but a large amount will be present […]

Dry matter losses

Dry matter losses in grass silage have been found to average 25% of the initial crop*. This is composed of harvesting, fermentation, effluent and aerobic stability losses. Avoiding these losses can result in substantial savings and a new calculator can help you quantify these savings on your own farm. Click […]