In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Corn silage is best when conditions are good, but a combination of corn and forage sorghum isn't far behind.
- Most of the corn was harvested and stored as silage, with the remainder custom harvested as dry grain.
- Forage crops provide fiber, energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals to cows and may also be harvested as hay or silage for later feeding.
- The Westcombe cheddar, for example, had a better flavour in winter from cows fed on silage and maize than the summer stock made from grass-fed milk, so the producer has supplemented the summer feed.
- Autumn calvers need high quality silage fed to appetite, right through the Winter.
- They have made it clear ‘crops’ include grass as it can be grown for silage to feed livestock.
- The milk is produced from a diet of 90% grazed grass and grass silage.
- When the attraction closes for the winter, the maize will be harvested for silage to feed Tom's Jersey cows, whose milk is used to produce the ice cream which is sold at the site.
- The average crude protein percentage of grass silage analysed this winter is 10.5.
- Calcium and phosphorous levels in maize silage are also low relative to grass silage.
- Grass silage and root crops such as turnips, kale and potatoes are often fed during the dry period.
- Now farmers cut grass for silage, two or three cuts a year with the first cut in mid-May.
- Spring grass is cheaper and a much better feed than silage.
- In the first three studies, cows produced somewhat less milk when fed red clover silage because they ate less of it and ingested almost 20 percent less protein.
- When pasture was not available, hay or silage harvested during periods of excess pasture growth was fed to meet forage requirements.
- Forage sorghum produces silage containing more digestible energy than legume and cool-season grass silage.
- These cows eat grass all summer, turnips and silage in the winter when they're tucked up in the shed.
- Corn harvested for silage yields one-third more feed nutrients per acre than corn harvested for grain.
- In the longer term, there is no feed to be made into hay or silage for winter feed for that stock.
- The Romans had introduced dry vegetable fermentation with their development of silage as cattle feed, but the process was not extended beyond this for many centuries.
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