Table 11. Mean yields and feed quality characteristics of five corn hybrids evaluated for silage in three County Standard Tests in Tennessee during 2017.

MS 
Avg. Yield
Hybrid †Trait Package ‡ Dry Weight Avg. Yield
(tons/acre)
±Std Err.Moisture at Harvest
(%)
Crude Protein
(% dm)
NDF
(% dm)
30h IV NDFD
(% of NDF)
Starch
(% dm)
ADF
(% dm)
TDN
(% dm)
NEL
(Mcals/lb)
Milk/ton¤
(lbs/ton)
Milk/acre¤
(lbs/acre)
Average8.2±0.638.7748.3265.5620.8627.7871.70.66312225209
ANK N83D-3111RR, LL, VIP31118.61±0.63498.6947.463.421.227.570.20.65303725986
ANK NK1573-3111ARR, LL, VIP31118.36±0.63528.944766.822.52773.30.68324426143
AAugusta 7768GT, LL, VIP31108.14±0.63549.0448.868.21928730.67318325763
ACroplan 5678RR, VT2P7.97±0.63528.5448.164.723.127.7720.67316024443
ACroplan 5900RR, VT2P7.9±0.63568.6350.364.718.528.7700.64298423708

 

† Hybrids that have any MS letter in common are not significantly different at the 5% level of probability.

‡ For a full description of abbreviated biotech traits, see table 13.

NDF = Neutral Detergent Fiber

30h IV NDFD = Neutral Detergent Filber Digestibility

ADF = Acid Detergent Fiber

TDN = Total Digestable Nutrients

NEL = Net Energy for Lactation

  • based on University of Wisconsin Milk2006 software program.
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