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Tower Facts

• Minimal area required on farm site
• Capable of meeting storage needs of small to large herds
• Area around silo can be kept clean
• New unloading systems surpass 1000 lbs./min -Tower silo dry matter losses will be between 6% and 9%
• Harvesting requires only 2 people
• Feed losses are minimal when compared to other methods of storing and feeding
• Adaptable to TMR and group ration feeding
• Higher quality feeds can be feed to higher quality animals with ease
• Works well when expanding an existing operation

SUMMARY

The tower silo is the storage option that requires the least management skill. With new unloading technology, the tower silo is capable of feed today's growing dairy herds. The money saved in feed losses soon returns the higher initial investment. For most dairy producers, the tower silo is the most economical option.