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Arable Silage Mixes

 

Arable Silage mixtures produce a very useful forage crop for livestock farmers wishing to be less dependent upon purchased protein feeds and can give yields of 12-13 tonnes of fresh material per acre. Sown in March to Mid April it can be ready to cut in 12-14 weeks from sowing - it can be fed as fresh cut material in mid-summer or ensiled for use throughout the winter. Mixtures can be under sown with a new grass ley to further maximise land use. Sowing rates usually 75-85kg per acre or 50 – 60kg per acre when undersown.

They produce a cost-effective, high quality forage of consistent quality and palatability, with high yields of dry matter even in dry seasons and cold weather. Their early harvest allows for earlier drilling of other autumn combinable crops or reseeding of grass. These mixtures of peas (high in protein) and cereals (high in starch) can produce high yields of well balanced quality forage.

Pearce Seeds offer the following arable silage mixes but can also blend bespoke mixes for you. Common arable silage mixes including triticale, oats as well as barley and the protein crops of lupins, forage or combining peas and vetches.

Main mixes

  • 40% Spring Barley & 60% Combining Peas
  • 60% Spring Barley & 40% Combining Peas
  • 40% Oats & 60% Combining Peas
  • 50% Spring Barley, 40% Combining Peas, 10% Spring Vetch
  • 50% Spring Oats, 40% Combining Peas, 10% Spring Vetch
  • 60% Spring Barley & 40% Forage Peas
  • 60% Spring Oats & 40% Forage Peas 


Call the office to discuss bespoke mixes and alternative ingredients


Pearce Seeds also stock the Advance Silage Inoculants from Micron Bio-Systems.

Please click this link for further information on Advance silage additive. 
Please click this link for further information on Advance Grass.

Please click this link for further information on Advance Wholecrop.
Please click this link for further information on Advance Maize.

All our arable silage mixtures and forage seeds are stored, mixed and delivered from our store at Sherborne on a daily basis through our own delivery service. We are currently servicing with daily deliveries  to Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Hampshire. 

Please contact us for more information:

Pearce Seeds LLP
Rosedown Farm
Marston Road
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 4SX


Tel: 01935 811 400
Fax: 01935 816 800

Email: info@pearceseeds.co.uk