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).