Silage Gourmet Style

Gourmet Maize Silage

You are what you eat – even and especially if you are a dairy cow. A Dairy milking herd deserves the best gourmet maize silage that is available and when that maize silage is award winning then the benefits, in terms of milk yield from homegrown feeds, will be significant.

Nigel Roobottom, winner of the Staffordshire & Birmingham Agricultural Society’s Award for best 2011 forage maize, has 220 Holstein Friesian cows plus 100 followers. The farm where he keeps the dairy herd is sown with 45 acres of Konsort maize, 45 acres of cereals for wholecrop and crimped wheat, and 10 acres of Lucerne, plus 260 acres of grass.

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