Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume 2017Number 8September 15, 2017

Why is proper forage sampling so important?

Why is proper forage sampling so important?
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Laboratory analyses are used to determine the feed value of a forage sample. However, if the test result deviates too far from the actual composition of the forage fed to the cows, the ration will not be properly balanced and production will suffer. To ensure that the results are representative of the forage fed to cows, here are some tips for optimal sampling.

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