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si·lage

 (sī′lĭj)
n.
Fodder prepared by compressing and fermenting green forage crops under anaerobic conditions, usually in a silo.

[Short for ensilage.]

silage

(ˈsaɪlɪdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) any crop harvested while green for fodder and kept succulent by partial fermentation in a silo. Also called: ensilage
[C19: alteration (influenced by silo) of ensilage]

si•lage

(ˈsaɪ lɪdʒ)

n.
fodder preserved through fermentation in a silo; ensilage.
[1880–85; shortening of ensilage, influenced by silo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silage - fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silosilage - fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
Translations

silage

[ˈsaɪlɪdʒ] Nensilaje m

silage

[ˈsaɪlɪdʒ] n
(= fodder) → fourrage m vert
(= method) → ensilage m

silage

nSilage f, → Silofutter nt

silage

[ˈsaɪlɪdʒ] ninsilato
References in classic literature ?
Hardly ever did he pass through his barn without paying homage to his own progressiveness and oozing approval of the mechanical milker, driven by his own electrical dynamo, the James Way stanchions with electric lights above, the individual drinking fountains at the head of each cow, the cork-brick floors, the scrupulously white-washed walls, and the absence of odor, with the one exception of sweet, fermented silage.
However, lately farmers have turned to silage inoculants which are additives containing anaerobic lactic acid bacteria used to manipulate and enhance fermentation in silage making as a way of increasing the animal intake and performance.
Based on the results of the examination by the competitive commission, the best corn silage in Russia recognized silage harvested in the farm of Oleg Vladimirovich Pikaev from the Insara Municipal District of the Republic of Mordovia.
Here's one more good news that could boost silage making for livestock feed.
To improve the fermentation quality and chemical composition of mulberry leaf (Morus Alba) silage was treated with glucose and lactic acid bacteria (LAB) additives.
Silage is considered to be one of the most effective feeds for animal production to cover shortage in the tropical dry season [6].
Corn silage has been prominent in the world scenario as a roughage that is more used in feedlots, semi-feedlots or as a supplement in forage deficit periods because it presents good yield of green matter and low operational production cost (Pasa & Pasa, 2015).
His winning silage was from a single cut taken first week of July which was wilted for 24 hours before being baled.
THE All Wales Clamp Silage Competition has been won by Pembrokeshire farmer William Lawrence, of Pointz Castle, Penycwm, Haverfordwest.
The homo fermentative activity of KCC-32 resulted in the enhancement of Italian ryegrass silage quality.