Fermentation losses of Dry Matter (DM) content and energy, and degradation of protein can be substantial.
Clostridial silages have a rancid odour and are unpalatable to livestock. If anaerobic yeasts are present in the forage they will ferment Water Soluble Carbohydrate (WSC) to ethanol.
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