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Silage Value Calculator

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Instructions:

Enter your values below for WIDTH, LENGTH and HEIGHT as they corrispond to your silage pile. Then enter your CORN PRICE and click on CALCULATE.  For concrete wall bunkers use dimensions measured from where the cover meets the top of wall. HEIGHT = Approximate verticle depth or thickness of the silage pile measured from pile peek to ground.

 

Example Calculation for a

Bunker Size of 60' x 200' x 12'

 

Our
Example
Your
Calculation
WIDTH: 60'
LENGTH:  200'
HEIGHT:  12'
CORN ($/bushel)
$5.00 $
Silage Value Multiplier¹  x 28.6
Suggested Silage Value = $143 $
Tons of Dry Matter,
(WxLxH) x 15(DM/FT³ of Corn Silage)/2000
1080
   
Total Value of DM in Bunk = $154,440 $
Avg. % Improvement
in DM and Digestibility²  
x 7.50%
   
FeedFresh™ Value vs. Standard
5 mil white/black film = 
$11,583 $
  1. University of Wisconsin research suggested Silage Value Factor.
  2. Effectiveness of Two Raven Industries Plastic Films for Silage Preservation
  • Study performed by University of Wisconsin


Disclaimer Note: Raven Industries, Inc. has provided this calculator on an "as available" basis, as a guide only, based on a set of conditions. This calculator is not intended as a design tool or to determine specification limits. Raven disclaims all liability resulting from the use of this calculator and does not imply or provide warranties of any kind.