Feeding maize silage for cattle and sheep

See our information to help understand the feed value of maize silage and maize grain, and some example rations for feeding cattle and sheep.

Feed value of maize silage and maize grain

Maize is a high energy, high starch feed. Read more about how maize compares to grass silage for protein, energy, and dry matter.   

Feed value of maize silage and maize grain

Feeding maize silage to cattle

Find out if feeding maize is suitable for your cattle and see our information on protein supplementation and feeding co-products.

Learn more about feeding maize silage to cattle

Feeding maize silage to sheep

See our example rations and top tips for feeding maize to ewes or store lambs.

Read more on feeding maize silage to sheep

Useful links

Download our guide to growing and feeding maize silage

To order a hard copy of the Growing and feeding maize for better returns manual, please contact publications@ahdb.org.uk or call 0247 799 0069.

Feeding cereal grains to livestock – the options

Find out more about silage