Swift Hybrid Brassica
If you are looking for a flexible, cost-effective forage crop, Swift Hybrid Brassicas is a new inter-species of kale and rape, ideal for high-energy grazing of cattle and sheep.
Swift Hybrid Brassica grows quickly and vigorously, offering grazing options from July to around the end of January depending on the sowing date.
- High energy grazing for cattle and sheep
- Summer, autumn and winter grazing
- Ideal for out-wintering systems
Benefits of Swift Hybrid Brassica
- High energy and protein
- Suitable for cattle and sheep
- Fast and vigorous growth offering multiple grazing opportunities
- Good cold weather and frost tolerance
- Good late season yields
Note: Sow at 2-3 kg/acre from May to the end of August. Feed from July to the following January.
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|Sowing rate||5-7.5 kg/ha (2-3kg/acre)|
|Sowing time||May to late August|
|Sowing depth||15 mm (1/2 inch) or broadcast|
|Sowing instructions||Drill into a fine tilth
Moist and warm soil conditions
Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact