Chapter 3. Silage additives

  1. R. John Wallace and
  2. Andrew Chesson
  1. Keith K. Bolsen1,
  2. Gilad Ashbell2 and
  3. J. M. Wilkinson3

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527615353.ch3

Biotechnology in Animal Feeds and Animal Feeding

Biotechnology in Animal Feeds and Animal Feeding

How to Cite

Bolsen, K. K., Ashbell, G. and Wilkinson, J. M. (1995) Silage additives, in Biotechnology in Animal Feeds and Animal Feeding (eds R. J. Wallace and A. Chesson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527615353.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Nutrition Division, Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen AB2 9SB, Scotland, U.K.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA

  2. 2

    Feed Conservation Laboratory, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel

  3. 3

    Wye College, University of London, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5AM, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 JUN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527300655

Online ISBN: 9783527615353



  • feedstuff;
  • silo;
  • hay-making;
  • mechanized;
  • enzymes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Factors Affecting Silage Quality

  • Categories of Silage Additives

  • The Four Phases of Silage Preservation

  • Efficacy of Silage Additives

  • Conclusions