Agricultural Grass Seeds

Arable silage mixtures offer an alternative or additional feed to grass or maize silage and are particularly suitable for farmers wishing to increase their levels of home-produced protein, and reduce their reliance on purchased feed and fertiliser.

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Arable Silage Mixtures

GFS BIP MIX

Pack Sizes: 25KG, 500KG

Benefits

  • Harvest arable silage in early August, giving the use of land for the following winter
  • A well-balanced mixture of peas and cereals sown in March / early April can be ready for harvest in 12-14 weeks
  • Can increase protein by 40-60% over straight cereals
  • A high dry matter crop that does not require wilting, with high intake characteristics
  • More long fiber to stimulate rumen – ‘scratch factor’
  • Well suited to areas of the UK where Maize production is marginal
  • A low-cost source of readily available starch and protein
  • An excellent Winter forage for dairy cows, cattle, and sheep
  • A valuable cover crop for the establishment of grass or grass and clover leys
  • High DM yields of starch and protein
  • Reliable crop with rapid germination and short growing season
  • With high intake characteristics

POA

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate 75
Undersowing Rate 40-50

Suitability

High-quality forage of consistent quality and palatability with high yields of dry matter.

Contents

60% Spring Peas

40% Spring Barley

Bulk Buy

For bulk order prices please fill in the contact form and we will get back to you. Alternatively, call us on 01531 822833.

GFS PIB MIX

Pack Sizes: 25KG, 500KG

Benefits

  • Harvest arable silage in early August, giving the use of land for the following winter
  • A well-balanced mixture of peas and cereals sown in March / early April can be ready for harvest in 12-14 weeks
  • Can increase protein by 40-60% over straight cereals
  • A high dry matter crop that does not require wilting, with high intake characteristics
  • More long fiber to stimulate rumen – ‘scratch factor’
  • Well suited to areas of the UK where Maize production is marginal
  • A low-cost source of readily available starch and protein
  • An excellent Winter forage for dairy cows, cattle, and sheep
  • A valuable cover crop for the establishment of grass or grass and clover leys
  • High DM yields of starch and protein
  • Reliable crop with rapid germination and short growing season
  • With high intake characteristics

POA

Sowing Info

Sowing Rate 75
Undersowing Rate 40-50

Suitability

High-quality forage of consistent quality and palatability with high yields of dry matter.

Contents

60% Spring Barley

40% Spring Peas

Bulk Buy

For bulk order prices please fill in the contact form and we will get back to you. Alternatively, call us on 01531 822833.