HYBRID CUT & GRAZE

Top quality hybrid ryegrass based ley

  • A top quality hybrid ryegrass based ley, designed to give excellent forage cuts with the option to graze

  • An excellent cutting and grazing ley using the most persistent hybrid varieties for up to five years’ production.

  • Designed to provide excellent spring growth, enabling an early first cut or early grazing

  • Great for medium-term rotations and mixed livestock units

  • Dairy
  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Grazing
  • Silage

 

  • This mixture delivers maximum production by using the top yielding varieties including Boyne with its excellent first silage cut of 109%

  • 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. First cut of 105% and total cutting yield of 110%

     

  • Close heading date pattern to ensure uniform crop quality

  • Contains only first choice SRUC 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 mid-to-late May first cut with the mixture averaging over 70% D value throughout the season. Can produce three-four cuts a season for up to five years.

 

WHEN TO GRAZE

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

 

Hybrid ryegrasses grow at 6°C, therefore extend the growing season. This makes HYBRID CUT & GRAZE a very flexible mixture for mixed enterprises who need cutting and grazing opportunities.

Composition
Variety
Species
8.50kg
Aston Crusader
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
3.00kg
Boyne
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (DIP)
2.00kg
Fintona
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (TET)
0.50kg
Barblanca
White clover
Specifications
Sowing rate / acre
14kg per acre
Sowing rate/m²
1,338 seeds/m²
Silage
Grazing
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.