Silage maize means the whole plant is digestible, it doesn't mean you shouldn't expect a humungous cob. The story is whole plant diegestibility. Planted in December!
Yet another stack of perfect wetter and better Brixx maize silage. This stack exhibts the characteristic sweet smell of an Edge treated silage stack. THis particular farmer planted an additonal block of Brixx maize to take as flexible fibre and pad out his feed reserves using land that would have otherwise remained fallow after harvesting turnips.
Quick look at the last of a Brixx maize mini bun. Clean and clod right through to the end, despite not having a cover.
These cows allow hand feeding in order to enjoy some Edge treated Brixx silage maize. We also see a characeristic of Edge treated silage - high lactic acid profile; which cows love and converts to glucose evenly in the rumen.
Edge will preserve feed at virutally any dry matter. Here we a pile of maize that remains cold, even uncovered.
A small but interesting pile of Brixx maize, made in 2023 in the cold far south of New Zealand. Planted December 7th or 8th of December and harvested at Easter. With Brixx flexible fibre maize frost will not ruin you! Just take it and put it up and any DM using Edge inoculant.
Fully ensiled bales of 22% DM Brixx maize taken before cobbing. Flexible fibre feeds out beautifully and provides a high return on investment .
Autumn calving cows leaking milk on afternoon milking when fed with Brixx silage maize treated wet with Edge inoculant.
Some annual grasss from a square bale. The longer material in combination with Brixx wet maize will help slow the rumen down and help maximise production.
It is interesting to see cows refuse fresh lucerne when wet maize treated with Edge is on offer.
Normally, a paddock of this quality would be prime feed for these cows, but when Edge treated Brixx silage maize is the other choice, they ignore it.
A large pile of maize treated with a competitive inoculant that sadly for the farmer had to be dumped. From now on, he will be using Edge for perfect feed, every time.
Farmer discovers bee larve in and around his stack. Apparently, they are attracted to the sugar content and sweet smell of Edge treated maize.
According to the data, Country Dairy has the MOST PRODUCTIVE non-GMO Dairy herd in North America! They attribute their production to the wetter, better feed they make using Edge.
Demonstrating yet again that you can make feed at any mouisture using Edge technology.
Edge treated stacks have a particularly pleasant and sweet smell. They look as nice as they smell too!
Checking out a stock of lucerne on a windy day and seeing evidence of Edge's oxygen scvanger at work.
A visit with the first farmer anywhere in the world to use Edge inoculant and his practical advice that inspired our technology.
This silage went in a bit wet and lumpy, but still came out nicely. The clip highlights the need for proper stack management to maximise your labour.
A farmer recently commented that even poor quality grasses finish beautifully with EDGE.
We get to travel to some of the most beautiful corners of New Zealand visiting customers.