Corn silage and alfalfa hay for lactating dairy cows
AuthorsGranville A. Hutton
Donald L. Bath
Authors AffiliationsGranville A. Hutton, Jr., is Farm Advisor, Sun Joaquin County; Donald L. Bath is Extension Dairy Nutritionist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 21(6):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n06p4. June 1967.
Corn silage production in San Joaquin County has doubled in the last five years because of higher yields, as well as increased acreage. Because much of this silage is used for dairy cattle feed, and little information has been available as to its relative value under current California conditions, feeding trials were needed.
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