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
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.