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Tips for testing forages

Dave Taysom of Dairyland Laboratories based in Acadia, Wis., shares tips on testing your forages for optimal ration formulation:

  • Be proactive in testing forages
  • Test forages harvested in 2009 for mycotoxins
  • Test forages and feeds when moving to a new bag or bunk
  • Feed high-quality forages to fresh and high-producing cows
  • Forages can vary in potassium levels for several reasons, so forage testing is critical

Read more from Dave on managing your forages.

This information was provided by Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition’s Peak Report Online.

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