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Sealing bunker silos: Effect on silage losses


W. B. Hight
D. L. Bath
Darrel Miller

Authors Affiliations

W. B. Hight is Farm Advisor, Madera County; D. L. Bath is Extension Dairy Nutritionist, University of California at Davis; Darrel Miller is Extension Field Assistant, Madera County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 29(4):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n04p10. April 1975.

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Trials were conducted in Madera County to test the effect of covering and sealing bunker silos filled with either corn or oat silages. Lower temperatures within the silage mass and a considerable increase in preserved silage resulted from covering and sealing the silos with 6 mil black polyethylene.
Hight W, Bath D, Miller D. 1975. Sealing bunker silos: Effect on silage losses. Hilgardia 29(4):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n04p10
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