FiveF Alka Ltd

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  • ALKA SYSTEM

    ALKA SYSTEM

    The Alka-System was devised by nutritionist Alan Sayle as a dietary antidote to counter the underlying health problems, namely lameness and acidosis, associated with feeding high genetic merit dairy cattle fermented forages. His solution was to conserve high dry matter mature cereals in an Alkaline state.

  • Harvest the Crop at the Correct Dry Matter

    Harvest the Crop at the Correct Dry Matter

    Crops intended for Alkalage production should not be harvested until crop dry matters exceed 70%DM. Zadoks scale wheat MINIMUM Z88. At this stage grains are almost mature. All grain will be at the hard dough stage and some will be impossible to penetrate with a thumb nail. Some grains will be starting to loosen in the daytime. Crop colour is golden. At this growth stage maximum dry matter yield is achieved and Alkalage forages produced at these dry...