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Winter Feed

A winter hardy blend of palatable fodder. Yield potential of over 12 tonnes DM / ha.

Individual crops including kale, forage rape and turnips have their own strengths but also grow well in combination and, as such, offer advantages in a similar way to herbage mixtures.

  • Increased forage choice for livestock
  • Higher dry matter intakes
  • Greater overall production per hectare

Main use

  • Out-wintering for all ruminant livestock
Weight Mixture
1.0kg Maris Kestrel kale
1.0kg Swift hybrid brassica
2.0kg/acre (5.0kg/ha)

 

Sowing rate 5kg/ha (2kg/acre)
Sowing time May to mid-July
Sowing depth 15mm (½ inch) or broadcast
Sowing instructions –       Drill into a fine tilth

–       Moist and warm soil conditions

–       Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact

 

Additional comments Where broadcasting sow at 7.5kg/ha (3kg/acre)