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Approximate Silage Bunker, Pile and Bag Capacities

 

Approximate Silage Bunker, Pile and Bag Capacities

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Calculations based on University of Wisconsin Forage Ext. Silage Bag Calculator
* Actual capacity varies with moisture content, length of cut and packing density
1 Capacity based on 16 lbs. DM per cubic foot
2 Capacity based on 13 lbs. DM per cubic foot
3 Capacity based on 33 lbs. DM per cubic foot
4 Capacity based on 42  lbs. DM per cubic foot

charts: Approx. Silage Pile Capacities
Calculations based on University of Wisconsin Forage Ext. Silage Bag Calculator
* Actual capacity varies with moisture content, length of cut and packing density
** Assumes a 1:3 slope for sidewalls, back and front ramps
1 Capacity based on 16 lbs. DM per cubic foot
2 Capacity based on 13 lbs. DM per cubic foot

chart: Approx. Silage Bunker Capacities
Calculations based on University of Wisconsin Forage Ext. Silage Bag Calculator
* Actual capacity varies with moisture content, length of cut and packing density
** Pioneer calculations are based on following assumptions:
      1. Sidewalls are with no slope
      2. Back wall exists
1 Capacity based on 16 lbs. DM per cubic foot
2 Capacity based on 13 lbs. DM per cubic foot

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