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Two Year Wild Bird Food - CEREAL SEPARATE (AHL2/AB9)

Ref: mixwbss

CSS/SFI Codes: AB9, AHL2

This mix includes cereal and millet for the first winter, while kale provides late seed in the second winter. It is a good food source for wild birds and is reliable if managed properly, as well as being more economical.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               

Contents per Kg%kg
certified ORGANIC spring wheat70.00.700
certified THOUSAND HEAD kale14.30.143
certified fodder radish2.00.020
certified Cabri mustard2.00.020
red millet5.00.050
white millet5.00.050
Fennel1.80.018
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£4.21 / Kg

Sowing rate: 20.0kg/acre (50.0kg/ha)

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Brassica

Fodder Radish

Also commonly known as oil radish, fodder radish is a brassica, it is not a legume but it will hold any residual nitrogen in the soil, which it will then release as it breaks down over time. This species is slower to flower and go to seed than mustard and produces a deeper root system.

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Brassica

Kale

Kale is the highest yielding brassica and being winter hardy, can relieve pressure on winter forage. It has a high protein content and is usually grazed between September and March, depending on sowing time. It can be grazed by most livestock including sheep and cattle.

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Brassica

Mustard

Mustard is a rapidly growing, high biomass, nitrogen lifter for growing over the summer. It is one of the quickest growing, green manuring species and is very good at suppressing weeds.

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C4 Plants

Red Millet

Red 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.

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Cereal

Wheat

Wheat is one of the most widely produced cereals in the world, it is grown on more land than any other food crop. It is used for human consumption and livestock feed. The straw is a useful commodity bi product, normally used for livestock bedding.

Wheat Species Guide

C4 Plants

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.

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