Kale & Swede

Kale is a brassica traditionally grown for grazing by cattle in the Autumn and Winter. Swedes are a full season root crop which are mainly fed in situ, an excellent high energy winter feed. 

 

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Kale & Swede Seed

PROTEOR

(THE PROVEN PERFORMER)

  • Very high dry matter yields in UK and NZ trials 
  • A leafy Kale at intermediate stem height 
  • Very high leaf to stem ratio (50% more leaf) 
  • Excellent winter hardiness and standing power 
  • Excellent tolerance of aphids, club root and other diseases 
  • Light grazing in Summer/Autumn will result in some re-growth 

£14.50

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 7.5kg/Ha

Direct Drill – 4kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – July

150 – 220 days to grazing.

Suitability

Traditionally grown for grazing in the Autumn & Winter, also used as a winter hardy game cover. 

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 8 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yields 60 – 65 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 16 – 17% fresh

Digestibility Value 68D

Dry Matter 14 – 16%

Metabolise Energy 10 – 11 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 17%

Bulk Buy

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TRIUMPH (GRADE H)

  • Very high dry matter yields in UK and NZ trials 
  • A leafy Kale at intermediate stem height 
  • Very high leaf to stem ratio (50% more leaf) 
  • Excellent winter hardiness and standing power 
  • Excellent tolerance of aphids, club root and other diseases 
  • Light grazing in Summer/Autumn will result in some re-growth 

£32.50

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary X

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 6

Skin Colour – Bronze

Flesh Colour – Yellow

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.

TRIUMPH (NATURAL)

  • Very high dry matter yields in UK and NZ trials 
  • A leafy Kale at intermediate stem height 
  • Very high leaf to stem ratio (50% more leaf) 
  • Excellent winter hardiness and standing power 
  • Excellent tolerance of aphids, club root and other diseases 
  • Light grazing in Summer/Autumn will result in some re-growth 

£23.00

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

 

 

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary X

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 6

Skin Colour – Bronze

Flesh Colour – Yellow

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.

KENMORE (GRADE H)

  • Well proven High Dry Matter grazing swede 
  • Widely used throughout the UK, Scottish bred 
  • Exceptionally winter hardy with high Dry Matter yields 
  • Globe shaped and consistently uniform 

£38.00

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Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary X

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 5

Skin Colour – Bronze

Flesh Colour – White

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.

KENMORE (NATURAL)

  • Well proven High Dry Matter grazing swede 
  • Widely used throughout the UK, Scottish bred 
  • Exceptionally winter hardy with high Dry Matter yields 
  • Globe shaped and consistently uniform 

£23.00

Clear

Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary X

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 5

Skin Colour – Bronze

Flesh Colour – White

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.

AIRLIE (GRADE H)

  • Low dry matter and high fresh yields 
  • Ideal for culinary or feeding stock 
  • Good confirmation characteristics and excellent disease resistance 
  • Very consistent root shape in the field 
  • Bright purple skinned with a yellow flesh ideal for culinary use 

£38.00

Clear

Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary √

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 6

Skin Colour – Light Purple

Flesh Colour – Creamy White

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.

AIRLIE (NATURAL)

  • Low dry matter and high fresh yields 
  • Ideal for culinary or feeding stock 
  • Good confirmation characteristics and excellent disease resistance 
  • Very consistent root shape in the field 
  • Bright purple skinned with a yellow flesh ideal for culinary use 

£23.00

Clear

Sowing Info

Broadcasting – 5kg/Ha

Direct Drill (Grade H) – 1kg/Ha

Sowing Period  – April – June

170+ days to grazing.

Suitability

Fodder √

Culinary √

Root Shape (9=Globe 1 = Tankard) – 6

Skin Colour Light – Purple

Flesh Colour – Creamy White

Feed Quality

Average Dry Matter Yield 7 – 10 tonnes/ha

Average Fresh Yield 70 – 80 tonnes/ha

Crude Protein 10 – 11%

Digestibility Value 82D

Dry Matter 9 – 13%

Metabolise Energy 12.8 – 13.1 MJ/kg DM

Sugars in DM 59%

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.