Corn silage, stored in upright, top-unloading silos, should be

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Corn silage, stored in upright, top-unloading silos, should be chopped at what percent moisture?

A. 72 to 75 percent moisture

B. 82 to 85 percent moisture

C. 92 to 95 percent moisture

D. 62 to 65 percent moisture

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This interesting question is from Diseases and Deficiency topic in chapter Cow Health of Dairy Engineering

Right answer is D. 62 to 65 percent moisture

To explain: Cattle are easily changed from corn silage to a high-grain finishing ration. Corn silage is often used to furnish minimum roughage levels in high-grain finishing rations. Corn silage, stored in upright, top-unloading silos, should be chopped at 62 to 65 percent moisture.