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      Sheep Mixture

      This is a specialist grass and white clover seed mixture for intensive sheep grazing systems.

      Germinal’s Sheep Mixture offers grass and clover varieties specifically selected for sheep production systems.

      Its excellent spring and autumn growth supports grazing when feed demand is highest.

      Benefits of Sheep Mixture

      • High palatability to drive intakes and animal performance
      • Outstanding yield potential
      • Dense and persistent sward
      • Excellent spring and autumn growth
      • Includes white clover ideal for sheep grazing
      kg/acre Variety Type Heading date
      2.60 Ballintoy Perennial ryegrass (T) 04 June
      2.50 Briant Perennial ryegrass (T) 03 June
      3.00 AberBann Perennial ryegrass (D) 10 June
      2.50 Drumbo Perennial ryegrass (D) 05 June
      1.00 White clover blend
      11.60

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      To learn more about Sheep Mixture or any of our agricultural grass and forage seed mixtures, please ask a Germinal expert today.

      Sowing rate: 14 kg/acre (35 kg/ha)

      Sowing time: April-September

      Sowing depth: 10-15 mm

      Sowing instructions: Cultivate to achieve a fine, firm seedbed. Ploughing will help level rough fields. Sow in good conditions (warm with rain forecast), no deeper than 10-15 mm. Roll well after sowing to ensure good soil/seed contact. Apply N, P & K as per soil test results and nitrates rules.

      After sowing: Monitor for pest attack and take immediate action where necessary. Post-emergence weed spray is essential approx. 5-6 weeks after establishment, prior to first grazing. Where clover is included in the sown mixture, use a clover safe spray.

      Grazing: Graze the new reseeds frequently and at low covers (<1200 kg DM/ha) to assist in tillering and help create a dense sward.

      Uses: Dairy – Y; cattle – Y; sheep – Y; silage – Y