Kale - Keeper

Highly adaptable, high yielding fodder crop, suitable for sheep & cattle grazing

  • KEEPER is a medium height kale with excellent leaf to stem ratio (greater than 50% leaf)
  • A well proven, highly adaptable fodder crop providing high yields of succulent green fodder, suitable for sheep & cattle grazing
  • Suitable for sheep and cattle grazing
  • High-yielding giant type kale with potential yield of 18,000kg DM/ha
  • Dairy
  • Beef
  • Sheep

Potential

 

  • High-yielding giant type kale with potential yield of 18,000kg DM/ha

 

Advantages

 

  • Excellent tolerance to frost
  • Good aphid tolerance
  • Very high dry matter yields
  • Good winter hardiness
  • Excellent leaf to stem ratio

 

 

Utilisation: Graze in situ & zero graze

Sowing period: Spring & early summer

Utilisation period:  Autumn & winter

Days to maturity:  170-220 days

 

 

Sowing rate: 

 

Drilled: 1–2kg/acre (2.5–5kg/ha).

Broadcast: 3kg/acre (7.5kg/ha).

 

Available in pack sizes of 5kg or 25kg (untreated), 2kg (treated).

 

 

Composition
Variety
Species
100%
Keeper
Kale
Specifications
Drilled: 1–2kg/acre
(2.5–5kg/ha)
Broadcast: 3kg/acre
(7.5kg/ha)
Kale

Kale is a well proven highly adaptable fodder crop that consistently provides high yields of succulent green fodder. Previously often cut and fed to housed livestock, it is most commonly utilised in a grazing situation now.

Kale is a well proven highly adaptable fodder crop that consistently provides high yields of succulent green fodder. Previously often cut and fed to housed livestock, it is most commonly utilised in a grazing situation now.

Kale is a well proven highly adaptable fodder crop that consistently provides high yields of succulent green fodder. Previously often cut and fed to housed livestock, it is most commonly utilised in a grazing situation now.