Forage Rape

Forage Rape has the advantage of being a very fast growing crop suitable for grazing by sheep or cattle. 

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Forage Rape Seed

GORILLA

  • Leafy with excellent leaf retention 
  • The most palatable and digestible rape in trials 
  • Forage Rape with good re-growth ability 
  • Late flowering with excellent standing ability 
  • Higher dry matter which leads to high total DM yields and improved intakes 
  • Good resistance to powdery mildew and clubroot 
  • Consistent high dry matter content 

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 10kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 6kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – May – September

60 – 100 days to grazing.

Suitability

Catch crop when planted in the Spring boosting midsummer forage, also suitable for fattening lambs in the Autumn/Winter. Extends grazing season in the Autumn.

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 3.5 – 4 tonnes /ha

Average Fresh Yields 24 – 35 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 19 – 20% (Mainly leaves)

Digestibility Value 65D

Dry Matter 12 – 14 %

Metabolise Energy 10 – 11 MJ/kg DM

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RINGO

  • New forage rape bred by RAGT semences 
  • Ringo has a very vigorous growth habit exceptionally good early vigour 
  • Late flowering zero-zero (00) forage rape variety 
  • Rapid establishment and fast ground cover 
  • Can be used by dairy, beef and sheep farmers to produce high quality feed 
  • Very high dry matter yields 

£16.25

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 10kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 6kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – May – September

60 – 100 days to grazing.

Suitability

Catch crop when planted in the Spring boosting midsummer forage, also suitable for fattening lambs in the Autumn/Winter. Extends grazing season in the Autumn.

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 3.5 – 4 tonnes /ha

Average Fresh Yields 24 – 35 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 19 – 20% (Mainly leaves)

Digestibility Value 65D

Dry Matter 12 – 14 %

Metabolise Energy 10 – 11 MJ/kg DM

Bulk Buy

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INTERVAL HYBRID

  • Can boost profits when filling the gap in a winter feed programme 
  • Very palatable and is ideal for finishing lambs or dairy cows 
  • Hybrid vigour improves rapid establishment 
  • Crops can be ready to use within 10-12 weeks of sowing 
  • Regrowth ability, bolting resistant 
  • Exceptionally high Dry Matter and fresh yields 
  • Good all-round disease resistance 
  • Uk proven being bred in Scotland 

£35.00

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 10kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 6kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – May – September

60 – 100 days to grazing.

Suitability

Summer, Autumn and Winter grazing.

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 3.5 – 4 tonnes /ha

Average Fresh Yields 24 – 35 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 19 – 20% (Mainly leaves)

Digestibility Value 65D

Dry Matter 12 – 14 %

Metabolise Energy 10 – 11 MJ/kg DM

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.

RAPID ROOT

(AB13)

  • Quick establishment and high protein levels 
  • Turnips increase energy and stock holding capacity 
  • High yields of palatable forage 
  • Ideal for fattening stock 
  • Graze July through to December 
  • Sow Mid-April to September 

£18.00

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Sowing Info

DO NOT SOW TOO THICK As this will jeopardise root size.

Broadcasting – 6kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 5kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – September

80 – 100 days to grazing.

Contents

60% Gorilla Forage Rape 

40% Samson Stubble Turnip 

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WINTER GRAZE

(AB13)

  • The most popular and proven root mixture 
  • Reliable quality varieties suitable for sowing after winter cereals 
  • Exhibits very good winter hardiness 
  • Very good stock holding characteristics 
  • Graze September to February 
  • Sow July to Mid-September 
  • 20% Green Globe can replace 20% turnips to improve winter hardiness 

£18.00

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Sowing Info

DO NOT SOW TOO THICK As this will jeopardise root size.

Broadcasting – 6kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 5kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – September

80 – 100 days to grazing.

Contents

60% Gorilla Forage Rape 

60% Delilah Stubble Turnip 

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.