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Types of Livestock Feeds


Dried grasses and legumes stored for feed.


Hay which is stored "wet" and fermented. Usually seen as long white tubes under white plastic. Ensiled hay.


Large wrapped bales of hay stored "wet" and fermented. Ensiled hay.

Silage, corn silage

The entire corn plant chopped and stored "wet", fermented. Ensiled corn plants.

Shelled corn

Dry whole kernel corn.

Cracked corn

Dry, whole kernel corn which is ground into smaller pieces.