Dec 4, 2019
Physical evaluation of hay is useful to sort hay into general categories such as high, medium or low quality. To move beyond general categories and predict animal performance requires a forage chemical analysis.
Nov 22, 2019
High ash content in forages resulting from soil contamination can cause several problems. This article discusses ash content in forages, its sources, and problems that occur when soil contamination is high.
Oct 4, 2019
Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind the potential for several forage toxicities and other problems that can develop late this season. These include nitrate poisoning, prussic acid poisoning, and bloat. This article discusses how to avoid these problems.