Catch crop mixtures combine the benefits of stubble turnips, forage rape, maincrop turnips, kale and grasses.

They excellent for fattening lambs during autumn and winter and providing winter keep for all stock.

These mixtures have been in great demand over recent years and the results from stock utilisation have been excellent.

Care should be taken when changing an animal’s diet from grass to high protein brassicas (especially in Summer).

Autumn Feed

A mixture of the best performing Catch Crop Brassicas. 

Sow from April to mid-August for palatable forage from June through to early February.

  • Rapid establishment
  • Very high yields of palatable forage
  • Excellent disease and bolting resistant varieties for a longer grazing period and best grazing quality
  • Good Winter hardiness

Sowing Date Guide: July – August

Sowing Rate Guide – Drilled 1-2kg/acre, Broadcast 1.5-2.5kg/acre

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Pack Size 5kg

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Winter Feed

A mixture of the best Autumn and Winter performing Catch Crop Brassicas. 

Sow from June to early August for palatable forage from September through to early February.

  • Highly palatable leafy forage
  • Hardiness gives more reliable January, February grazing than Stubble Turnips
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Sowing Date Guide: June – Early August

Sowing Rate Guide – Drilled 1.5-2.0kg/acre, Broadcast 2.0-2.5kg/acre

Pack Size 5kg

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Popular Green Crop Mix

Our own popular Green Crop Mixture

Contains:

  • Hungry Gap Kale
  • Interval Rape
  • Pinfold Kale
  • Hobson Rape
  • Massif Turnip

Sowing Date Guide: May – Mid August

Sowing Rate Guide – Drilled 1.5kg/acre, Broadcast 2.5kg/acre

Pack Size 5kg

 

Raptor - Winfred / Tornado Mix

Very popular ryegrass / rape mix

Blended to produce a flexible Summer or Autumn grazing mix which can be grazed 2-3 times.

Designed around impressive re-growth character of Winfred Rape

Produces a more balanced ration for grazing stock
Tornado provides more reliable re-growth than Winfred alone, even after hard grazing
Rap-tor should be well grazed after 8-10 weeks to optimise the mixture’s ability to re-grow.

Sowing Date Guide: June – August

Sowing Rate Guide – Drilled 10kg/acre, Broadcast 10kg/acre

Pack Size 20kg

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