Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Feeding Forages


November 11, 2020

By Savannah Gambel,

ANR & 4-H Lewis County

Extension Agent

As cold weather approaches, it is important that you have a winter feeding plan for your livestock animals. Feeding high quality forages is a great place to start, and it can save you money in the long run. A high quality forage is one that is palatable, easily digested, and meets the animal’s nutritional needs.

A great way to know if you are feeding a high quality forage (hay, silage, or haylage) is to send a sample to UT’s Soil, Plant, and Pest Center for a forage analysis. Once you know the quality of your yield is high,...

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