EARLY CUT & GRAZE

Top quality hybrid with excellent forage & grazing

  • 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
  • Short Term
  • Medium Term
  • Long Term

Key benefits

  • 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: Ground breaking variety. 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
  • GALGORM – New for 2021, holds top position for total yield in both grazing and silage management. No other intermediate diploid
variety on the list produces more ME yield per hectare under grazing management (106% of the mean of all intermediate diploid varieties on the list) and is very persistent in grazing swards.
  • Uses all Herbage Varieties Guide recommended varieties

 

When to sow

Sow when soil temperature is above 6°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 & graze

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

 

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.

 

Available without clover

When adjusted without clover, extra 0.5kg of Fintona & 0.5kg of Seagoe is included.

Composition
Variety
Species
3.50kg
Novial
Hybrid Ryegrass Tetr.
3.50kg
Kirial
Hybrid Ryegrass Tetr.
2.50kg
Galgorm
Perennial Ryegrass Inter Dip.
2.00kg
Fintona
Perennial Ryegrass Inter Tetr.
2.00kg
Seagoe
Perennial Ryegrass Inter Tetr.
0.50kg
Barblanca
White Clover Large Leaf
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
14kg per acre
Sowing rate/m²
1,269 seeds/m²
Sowing depth
Up to 10mm
Soil temperature
>6°C
Min. cutting/grazing height
1500kgDM/ha ~8cm
Pack size
14kg
Silage
Grazing
Dairy
Beef
Sheep
Mixed Livestocks
Environmental
Cover Crop
Clover
Herbal
AD
Where to buy
Local stockist
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Grass for Agriculture

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our grass mixture selector tool.

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our...

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our grass mixture selector tool.

Recommended Grass List

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated by a panel of experts, these lists can help to decide which variety will suit your requirements. Visit our recommended grass seed pages to see the latest lists.

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated...

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated by a panel of experts, these lists can help to decide which variety will suit your requirements. Visit our recommended grass seed pages to see the latest lists.