Short & Sturdy Game Cover Mix

Ref: MIXSHORT

This mix is ideal for growing with maize to act as a windbreak on exposed sites or to create a flushing point in front of the gun line. The seed bearing grain sorghum, sunflower and millet also provide for farmland birds.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               

Contents per Acre%kg
certifed grain sorghum58.84.700
certified dwarf sunflower31.32.500
White millet6.30.500
certified japanese reed millet3.80.300
Units AcHa

£38.30 / Acre

Sowing rate: 8.0kg/acre (20.0kg/ha)

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Dwarf Sorghum

Although it is grown around the world for grain and as a fodder source, in the Uk sorghum is generally used as game bird cover. Dwarf sorghum is a short, stocky type of sorghum, designed to remain strong and upright throughout the shooting season.

Dwarf Sorghum Species Guide  Buy Dwarf Sorghum Straight

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Reed Millet

A warm season, cultivated grass species. In the Uk it is generally used as a game cover component, providing a structural element which enables cover for gamebirds and holds up other plant species.

Reed Millet Species Guide  Buy Reed Millet Straight

Other

White Millet

White millet is a warm season, cultivated grass species. It has been grown for centuries for it seed, as a forage and human consumption. In the UK it is generally used as a game cover component, or in a winter bird food mixture to provide food during the hungry gap, when natural resources are exhausted.

White Millet Species Guide  Buy White Millet Straight