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Maintain or Improve Stored Hay Quality
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Title: Maintain or Improve Stored Hay Quality
Physical Description: Fact Sheet
Creator: Carter, Jeffrey
Publisher: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2007
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Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: "Original publication date July, 2007."
General Note: "AN173"
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: IR00001646:00001

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AN173 Maintain or Improve Stored Hay Quality1 Jeffrey Carter2 The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Larry Arrington, Dean

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Maintain or Improve Stored Hay Quality 2 in vitro you List of References Table 1. Forage quality changes when storage method differs1 Hay Storage Method Crude Protein (% DM) In vitro Digestibility (% DM) RFV Economic Loss ($/T) Grass Barn 13.5 58.8 72 --Outside 16.4 42.5 75 $9.72 1Adapted from Ball, D.M., et al., 1998. Minimizing losses in hay storage and feeding.