EARLY CUT & GRAZE

A top quality hybrid ryegrass based ley - excellent forage cuts with the option to graze

  • An excellent cutting and grazing ley using the most persistent hybrid varieties for a full five years' production
  • Designed to provide excellent spring growth, enabling an early first cut
  • Dairy
  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Grazing
  • Silage

 

  • This mixture delivers maximum production by using the top yielding varieties
  • The high proportion of tetraploid varieties ensures better drought resistance and higher water soluble carbohydrate content
  • Fintona is the highest yielding perennial ryegrass ever listed in the UK with unrivalled spring grazing yields and impressive sward density for the type
  • Barblanca white clover is included for nitrogen fixation and increased protein content
  • Uses all Herbage Varieties Guide recommended varieties

 

WHEN TO SOW

Sow when soil temperature is above 8°C; clover will germinate at 10°C.

 

The mixture has been designed to provide season-long production, with exceptional early spring and late summer growth.

 

WHEN TO CUT

Produces highly digestible forage from a late May-early June first cut with the mixture averaging over 70% D value throughout the season.

 

WHEN TO GRAZE

This top-quality dual purpose mixture has the ability to be grazed from early spring through to late summer.

 

If it's being used as cut and graze, the mixture will deliver two exceptional silage cuts and early summer grazing, making it truly flexible.

Composition
Variety
Species
4.00kg
Barsilo
Hybrid ryegrass (DIP)
4.00kg
Aston Crusader
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
3.00kg
Moira
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (DIP)
2.50kg
Fintona
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (TET)
0.50kg
Barblanca
White clover
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
14kg per acre
Sowing rate/m²
1,338 seeds/m²
Short term
Medium term
Long term
Silage
Grazing
Cutting & Grazing
BarForage

BarForage is our range of grass and clover mixtures for all types of farms. There is a BarForage it mixture to suit each type of grassland and farm management system available, which provides a massive high quality forage yield, better palatability and improves animal health.