Table 9. Mean yields † and feed quality characteristics of four corn hybrids evaluated for silage at four REC locations in Tennessee across two years (2016-2017).

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)
Average8.5±0.6667.5651.0556.7323.0329.3370.60.68311726414
ACroplan 5900RR, VT2P8.92±0.58667.5753.856.219.431.469.10.66299327456
AAugusta 7768GT, LL, VIP31108.57±0.58657.1951.556.322.429.5700.68308926394
ATerral REV 25BHR26RR2, LL, YGCB, HX18.5±0.58657.834857.626.526.972.30.7322325894
ATerral REV 23BHR55RR2, LL, YGCB, HX18.15±0.58677.6350.956.823.829.5710.68316325910

 

† 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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