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    Protect Your Investment

    Vita Plus Corporation PO Box 259126, Madison, WI 53725-9126 800.362.8334 • www.vitaplus.com (R

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    Protect your investment with research-proven oxygen barrier plastic

    When it comes to the best oxygen barrier plastics, Vita Plus has you covered.

    Silostop 2-Step 1-Step 120x more effective than a standard cover   Minimize dry matter loss1   No spoilage to pitch1   No poor performance due to feeding spoilage2   Use exactly as regular covers  Protect from birds 

    1Wilkinson M., University of Leeds 2Bolsen K., Kansas State University

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    Effects of standard plastic on oxygen (The flow of oxygen is restricted but not stopped)

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    The Silostop oxygen barrier system offers these benefits: • Silostop film is the key component in creating a barrier to

    oxygen.

    • Silostop sandbags provide a good seal, are easy to handle and eliminate the need for tires.

    • Silostop plastics are recyclable.

    • Silages covered with Silostop plastic have a lower pH, better fermentation and less spoilage.

    A test carried out by Kansas State University showed that a Silostop-covered bunker will incur less than 10 percent loss in the top 3 feet. A bunker with regular 5-mil plastic and tires loses more than 20 percent in the top 3 feet. Effects of Silostop film on oxygen

    (The flow of oxygen is stopped almost completely)

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    OXYGEN Silostop is impermeable to oxygen, lightweight, strong, simple and cost effective. This results in minimal silage loss, improved animal intake and animal health.

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    Figure 1. Oxygen transfer rates of various brands of silage covers

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    Oxygen transfer rates of various brands of silage covers.