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Handy silage preservative guide

Silage


Kind and Amount of Preservative to Add per Ton of Green Silage

Sodium

Kylage

CROP

Molasses (12 lbs.=1 gal.)

Ground Shelled Corn or Cereal Grains Citrus Meal, or Citrus or Beet Pulp

Corn and Cob Meal

Phosphoric Acid. 75% (13.2 lbs.=1 gal.)

Whey, Dried

Whey, Liquid

Sulfur Dioxide Gas (SO2)

Sodium Metabisulfite (Na2S2O5)

Kylage (a mixture of calcium formate and sodium nitrite)


(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

(lbs.)

Legumes:










Alfalfa, clover, etc.

60

150

200

20

40

400

5

8-10

6

Soybeans

100

200

250

30

60

600




Grass-legume mixture: Clover, and timothy, etc.

40

125

150

15

30

350


8

5

Grasses and cereals: Timothy, oats etc.

30

75

100

10

20

250


8

4