Corn Silage

Process Of Silage Making

To preserve the fodder in the green succulent form at low pH under anaerobic condition to microbes is called silage.

Silo

The specialized device, container or bunker used for preparation of silage is called silo. We are using the following process which are mentioned below:

Silage Bunker

Silage Bunker is most commonly used type of silo. This is rectangular structure which is open from one side or both sides. On both sides of walls of wood, steel, concrete are constructed. A dimension of bunker depends upon the amount of fodder to be stored.

Temporary Bunker

Temporary bunker consists of polythene sheets and covered by mud. A dimension of bunker depends upon the amount of fodder to be stored.

Baled Silage

This is the most modern way of silage making in which fodder is preserved in the form of bale. Fodder is converted into bale via machine called silage baler and this bale is then tightly wrapped with polyethylene sheet with the help of wrapper. This bale can be easily transported.