©Richard Stanton
Maize is our most important crop, providing 70% of the milking goat’s ration, so it’s a relief to have it all harvested in dry conditions. Maize silage suits goats as it tends to be drier, with more consistent quality and starch than grass silage. However, I was a bit impatient and cut some that was not quite fit. See also: Read more from the livestock farmer focus writers Yields were noticeably better from the fields that had poultry muck applied, […]