HYBRID 4x4

A highly productive mixture designed for silage

  • HYBRID 4x4 is a highly productive hybrid ryegrass cutting ley, designed to last for four years and providing four cuts each year.
  • It's designed for a 3 or 4 year rotation system, delivering 20% higher yield than traditional perennial ryegrass mixtures.
  • A key benefit of this mixture is that it offers multiple exits and entries for slurry / digestate application, using home produced nutrients more efficiently, saving valuable time and resources.
  • Dairy
  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Grazing
  • Silage

 

  • HYBRID 4x4 delivers a superb silage mixture to farmers
  • It has a very tight heading date range and excellent resistance to disease, offering strong silage production thoughout the season
  • This mixture does not contain clover, so is inexpensive to clean up sward
  • Perfect if three and four year rotation is required
  • Multiple exits and entries for slurry / digestate application, using home produced nutrients more efficiently
  • Will produce 10% more yield than perennial ryegrass leys, due to its ability to use all nutrients very efficiently via its long season growth and usage of deep rooting varieties

 

WHEN TO SOW

Grows at temperatures as low as 5°C so the farm must be able to make use of this early growth.

 

WHEN TO CUT

Up to four cuts per year which can take place in May, July, August and October.

 

This is the ultimate silage mixture, yielding up to 20tDM/ha in its first year and exceeding 16tDM/ha in its second year.

Composition
Variety
Species
5.00kg
Barsilo
Hybrid ryegrass (DIP)
4.50kg
Kirial
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
4.50kg
Aston Crusader
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
14kg per acre
Sowing rate/m²
1,025 seeds/m²
Grazing
Silage
Short term
Medium term
Long term
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.