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Measurably faster ensiling with BONSILAGE SPEED G

© Volker Hämmerling

The lactic acid bacteria strain Lactobacillus diolivorans, contained in Bonsilage SPEED G, is able to produce already swiftly high amounts of yeast and mould inhibiting acetic acid. Grass silages, treated with this silage additive, convince through aerobic stability and optimal suppression of fermentation pests after 2 weeks silo ripening time. A higher feed intake is ensured.


The lactic acid bacterial strain Lactobacillus diolivorans contained in BONSILAGE SPEED is able to form high amounts of yeast- and mold-inhibiting acetic acid even after a short silo maturing period. Grass silages treated with BONSILAGE SPEED G are already convincing after 2 weeks silo maturing time due to aerobic stability and the best possible suppression of fermentation pests. A high feed intake is guaranteed.



Silages stay stable for longer


An exact trial by the Schleswig-Holstein Chamber of Agriculture in 2017 proves the high aerobic stability of BONSILAGE SPEED G. Grass silage treated with the silage additive and an untreated control were opened after 14 and 28 days silo maturing time. The untreated control showed already on the fourth day a clear reheating. Grass silage treated with BONSILAGE SPEED G remained stable until the eighth and tenth day after opening (see figure 2).


If the sum of the reheating degrees is used as a scale, the energy loss due to reheating with BONSILAGE SPEED G is reduced by a factor of 3. As the silo maturing time increases, larger amounts of propionic acid are also formed, which has a conserving effect and also supports the stability of the opened silage.



BONSILAGE SPEED G increases feed intake


A main reason for insufficient feed intake is the warming caused by yeast fungi. The associated loss of energy leads to metabolic disorders and deteriorated fertility parameters (see figure 3). BONSILAGE SPEED G protects the treated silage from reheating and supports a high feed intake on high-energy silage with very good stability.



Effect of BONSILAGE SPEED G at a glance

  • Intensive suppression of yeast and mould already after 14 days silo ripening time.

  • Thereby improved aerobic stability

  • Lactobacillus diolivorans: unique in EU approved lactic acid bacteria strain with previously mentioned effect


On the BONSILAGE website you can read all the practical experiences of the winners and other farmers.

Figure 1: The first three places of Silage monitoring from Schaumann

Figure 2: more stable silages with BONSILAGE SPEED G (exact trail, after 14 and 28 days silo ripening time)

Figure 3: reheated silages reduce feed intake