Video: 5 ways to assess your open clamp and what it can tell you

It is a good time, when winter feeding is being carried out to make a visual assessment of open clamps.

This helps you get an idea of silage quality and pick up useful pointers on how to improve clamp management.

See also: First-cut grass silage – when is best for top quality?

Below, Darran Ward from Volac talks through the five key stages of assessment and what each one can tell you, including:

  • Clamp face
  • Temperature
  • Smell
  • Feel
  • And wetness

Video courtesy Volac