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      Aber HSG 3 Long-Term Grazing

      Aber HSG 3 Long-Term Grazing is a popular grass seed mixture for long-term grazing in rotational and set-stock systems. It is suited to grazing both cattle and sheep.

      Aber HSG 3 Long-Term Grazing is your best choice when looking for a high-performance grazing ley. It contains a mixture of diploid high sugar grasses with the highest ratings for grazing quality and yield.

      A best-selling grass seed mixture

      The biggest-selling mixture in the Aber HSG range, containing five varieties, it comes with options tailored to specific farm requirements. With good management, an Aber HSG 3 grass and clover sward performs for seven to ten years.

      Aber HSG 3 Long Term Grazing benefits

      • High digestibility to drive dry matter intakes
      • Suitable for all grazing stock (NB. unsuitable for horses)
      • Long-term sward with options for a variety of farm requirements
      • Outstanding grazing yield and grazing D-value
      • Lower ammonia and methane excretion reduce environmental impact
      • 100% diploid Aber HSG mixture producing a dense sward with high stock-carrying capability
      • Persists for up to 10 years
      kg/acre Variety Type Heading date
      3.00 AberZeus Perennial ryegrass 27 May
      2.00 AberMagic Perennial ryegrass 28 May
      3.00 AberGreen Perennial ryegrass 30 May
      3.00 AberLee Perennial ryegrass 07 Jun
      3.00 AberBann Perennial ryegrass 07 Jun
      1.00 AberPasture White clover blend
      15.00

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      You can ask a Germinal expert here if you want to know where to find Germinal’s Aber HSG 3 (Long-Term Grazing) grass seed mixture.

      Heading date average for Aber HSG 3 is 01 June for central Britain.

      When cutting for silage, aim to cut 5-10 days before average heading date for optimum quality. Optimum spread of heading dates within mixtures for grazing and cutting results in better performance of the leys.

      Sowing rate 35 kg/ha (15 kg/acre)
      Sowing time March/April or August/September
      Sowing depth 15 mm (1/2 inch) or broadcast
      Sowing instructions Drill into a fine tilth

      Moist and warm soil conditions (minimum 5˚C)

      Roll before and after drilling for good soil-to-seed contact

      Additional comments Where clovers or herbs are included, sow no later than mid-September