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  • Palatability of many tree fodders is improved by drying, wilting or ensiling.

    Chapter 8

  • Most were at or near toxic levels, but the ensiling process (a lactic-acid fermentation; see Appendix C) removes any threat to the animals.

    11. Sorghum: Fuel and Utility Types

  • Various types of silos have been made and used for ensiling.

    Chapter 7

  • The process of making silage is known as ensiling.

    Chapter 7

  • Trials in the United Kingdom (Owen, personal communication) have shown that 40 per cent moisture in the final product is more suitable for ensiling straw in temperate climates.

    Chapter 6

  • It is therefore not uncommon for farmers to add products such as urea and minerals at the time of ensiling.

    Chapter 7

  • The optimum requirement of moisture in the final product for satisfactory ensiling may vary according to climatic conditions.

    Chapter 6

  • The possibility of ensiling these after either microbial or acid preservation is promising.

    Chapter 4

  • Laboratory trials have shown that after three weeks of ensiling with 4 per cent (w/w) urea, straw digestibility increased by

    Chapter 6

  • Trials in Sri Lanka (Jayasuriya and Somasunderam, 1979, unpublished data) have shown that a moisture content of 55 per cent after treatment is ideal for ensiling treated straw under tropical conditions.

    Chapter 6


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