New Forage Test Pinpoints Fiber Digestibility; It delivers more accurate readings

New Forage Test Pinpoints Fiber Digestibility; It delivers more accurate readings

Neil Tietz

Hay and Forage Grower

A new forage test that actually measures how much forage a cow can digest will help producers and nutritionists maximize dry matter intake and milk production. So says Cornell University animal scientist Mike Van Amburgh. The test uses in vitro fermentation to measure undigested NDF (uNDF), sometimes called indigestible NDF (iNDF), in alfalfa, corn silage and other forages.

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