November 11, 2020
By Savannah Gambel,
ANR & 4-H Lewis County
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,...