Approximate Silage Bunker, Pile and Bag Capacities

Chart - Approximate Silage Bag Capacities

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

 


Chart: Approximate 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: Approximate 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