Self-feed silage is a simple and low-cost feeding system, but getting it right depends on adhering to some basic management principles. Independent ruminant consultant Luppo Diepenbroek and self-feed specialist Kay Carslaw give 10 top tips on how to do it. 1. Ensure sufficient clamp space Self-feed clamp measurements Locate 3-4m from the building when the clamp is first opened. 2m height maximum. 22cm feed space a cow for grass silage. 17cm feed space a cow for maize silage (as cows […]