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Making sweet potato silage part 2

Making sweet potato silage part 2

by Musdalafa Lyaga

328 views - Submitted on Fri, 23/06/2017


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Livestock feed is a big challenge to farmers, especially during the dry season. At this time, grasses are degraded and are of poor quality as its nutritional value declines. What options do farmers have? The sweet potato is drought tolerant and could provide the much needed herbage to supplement conserved fodder such as hay. Sweet potato vines can be feed directly to livestock or converted into silage. This video by the International Livestock Research Institute is an instructional video for dairy feeding. It takes you through takes you through establishment and utilization of Sweet Potato silage as livestock feed.


 
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