ENSIGN DUET

Red and White Clover Blend

  • ENSIGN DUET is a unique mixture of red and white clovers, developed to meet the need for rapid nitrogen fixation to feed new leys
  • Red clovers establish faster than white and are able to make nitrogen available to the ley as the white clover is establishing
  • Dairy
  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Grazing
  • Silage

Additional benefits:

 

  • Increased yield. Our mixture trials show a yield increase of 5% in the first year after sowing, worth around £100.00 per hectare (£40.00/ acre)
  • The increase continued into the second harvest year, producing additional yields worth £75.00 per hectare (£30.00 /acre)
  • Increases the overall protein content of the sward; red clover's protein content is around 17% compared to grasses of around 12%
  • Because red clover is high in phytoestrogen, breeding sheep shoud be kept from grazing for six weeks either side of tupping
  • Red clover is excellent feed for growing and finishing stock
  • Contains recommeded Herbage Varieties Guide varieties

 

Minimum pack size of 5kg 

Composition
Variety
Species
67%
Ensign Red
Red clover blend
33%
Ensign
White clover blend
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
1kg/acre
Overseeding rate/acre
2kg/acre
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.