Sampling Silage in a Bunker

Testing Forages and Feeds - Sampling Silage in a Bunker

September 2012

Testing forages and feeds should be a routine management practice for livestock producers. Collecting a representative sample of silage from a bunker is much different than sampling a baled forage. This video describes how to sample silage from a bunker to send in for a nutrient analysis of an analysis for nitrates.


For other helpful video demonstrations, such as Sampling Forages for Nutrient Analysis and How To Take a Representative Forage Sample please see the NUBeef YouTube channel (video links open in new window).