Intensive Dairy Graze - Late Five Year Plus Ley

Ref: mix4

A proper late, thick-bottomed sward for summer grazing or late silage making on heavier soils. A high sowing rate of very palatable grasses with good D-values, these grasses have a lot of leaf with low seed yield. This mix costs more than other ryegrass mixes but provides an ideal grazing sward for at least five years.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
Cutting Suitability (1-5)

Contents per Acre%kg
certified Boyne perennial ryegrass26.74.000
cerified ABERCLYDE tetraploid perennial ryegass26.74.000
certified TWYMAX tet. perennial ryegrass26.74.000
certified TODDINGTON perennial ryegrass20.03.000
Units AcHaKg

£78.55 / Acre

Sowing rate: 15.0kg/acre (37.5kg/ha)

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Cocksfoot for light land (2 Kg) £12.60/Acre
More Infoadd cocksfoot to mixtures for its enhanced rooting structure and improve drought tolerance.
Red Clover (1 Kg) £10.80/Acre
More InfoAdd red clover to your mix to increase nitrogen fixation and yield, and to diversify your clover content
Sainfoin (5 Kg) £17.75/Acre
More InfoThe Queen of Forage! Add sainfoin to your mix to fix nitrogen, improve drought tolerance, reduce bloat, reduce worm burdens in ruminant stock and help save the bees!
Vetches (10 Kg) £29.50/Acre
More InfoAdd this short term annual legume to your mix to increase yields in the first season and fix nitrogen.Vetch will die away easily after being cut or grazed
Westerwolds 1yr Cover Crop (3 Kg) £8.85/Acre
More InfoAdd westerwold ryegrass to your mix to increase yields in the first year and act as a nurse crop for other species in the mix. A hardy annual that will keep regrowing once cut/grazed, but will die away over the course of 1-2 years
Italian ryegrass 2yr cover crop (3 Kg) £9.60/Acre
More InfoAdd Italian ryegrass to improve yields for the first 2-3 years of your ley, and act as a nurse for other developing species
White Clover (1 Kg) £16.95/Acre
More InfoAdd white clover to increase or introduce nitrogen fixation, improve forage quality, persistence and ground cover.
Timothy for Heavy Land (2 Kg) £19.20/Acre
More InfoAdd timothy to your mixture to increase tolerance to heavy, wet or waterlogged soil conditions, and to extend the life of your ley.
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Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial ryegrass is the most commonly grown productive grass in the UK, used particularly for livestock grazing and forage. It has been the subject of plant breeding for over 60 years, ensuring there are a wide range of perennial ryegrass varieties available commercially.

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