Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Sealing bunker silos: Effect on silage losses

Authors

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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Abstract

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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