Starch digestibility of silage varies over time

Starch digestibility of silage varies over time

Measuring starch digestibility in corn silage over time can help keep milk production up.

Depending on how much silage inventory carryover a farm has on hand, dairy producers may be making the switch to new-crop corn silage very soon, if the switch hasn't happened already. When making this transition, it’s important to keep a close eye on starch content and digestibility.

During corn silage storage, the total amount of starch in the pile will not change much (but it can vary throughout the pile); however, what does change is the digestibility of the starch. Starch diges

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