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noun as in feed

noun as in fodder

noun as in straw

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Scaling up cattle meant giant steel and concrete sheds and making silage with artificial fertiliser instead of hay from barn muck in the old system.

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Instead, he has already cut much of it for silage to feed his cattle through the winter.

In extreme cases, sour silage acquires a most disagreeable odour.

Ensilor stands for the person using the silo to ensile fodder for silage by the process of ensilage.

All of these make good silage when properly harvested and stored.

The term "silage" is applied to the crop thus treated, and the term "ensilage" is applied to the process of making "silage."

Silage, sī′laj, n. the term applied to fodder which has been preserved by ensilage in a silo.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to silage, such as: barley, corn, fodder, forage, grain, and hay.

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