As well as providing a main crop, it can be used as a catch crop during summer grazing shortfalls.
- High energy and protein
- Suitable for cattle and sheep
- Easy establishment and quick growth
- Good clean grazing for lambs
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|Sowing rate||5-7.5 kg/ha (2-3 kg/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
|Additional comments||Where broadcasting sow at 7.5 kg/ha (3 kg/acre)|