Reducing feed costs with edible silage coverings

Sep 13, 2004
— Spoilage declined 10-15 percent, sometimes more. By Steven D. Vetter WLJ Editor With cattle procurement costs going through the roof this year, cattle producers are having to find ways to reduce costs elsewhere. The second largest cost of production is feed, and recent research has shown a way to decrease the cost associated with one feed resource. A team of animal scientists at the University of Illinois, are close to ge...

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