The effects of formic acid, molasses and inoculant as silage additives on corn silage composition and ruminal fermentation characteristics in sheep


BAYTOK E., Aksu T. , KARSLI M., MURUZ H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.29, no.2, pp.469-474, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.469-474
  • Keywords: corn silage, formic acid, molasses, bacterial inoculant, ruminal fermentation, SUGAR-BEET PULP, EFFLUENT PRODUCTION, ANIMAL PERFORMANCE, AEROBIC STABILITY, GRASS-SILAGE, DIGESTION, QUALITY, SORGHUM, FORAGE, CATTLE

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the effects of formic acid, molasses, and microbial inoculant (homofermentative lactic acid bacteria) as silage additives on silage quality and ruminal fermentation characteristics.