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Aber HSG 4 Dairy System

Aber HSG 4 Dairy System is a mixture for milk producers who are aiming for one or two high-quality silage cuts followed by the best possible rotational grazing.

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

First cut will be mid-to-late May, with the option of a second cut approximately 4–5 weeks later, or alternatively commence rotational grazing. The Aber HSG varieties selected for this mixture significantly out-perform other grasses for grazing quality and grazing yields. This year Aber HSG 4 is further improved by the introduction of AberWolf HSG, the stand-out grass on the latest UK Recommended Lists.

Key benefits in summary

  • Long-lasting ley with outstanding quality
  • Top yields of high ME silage at first cut
  • For cutting and rotational grazing
  • 100% Aber HSG perennial ryegrasses
  • A balance of diploid and tetraploid varieties
  • High palatability and dry matter intakes
  • Extended spring and autumn grazing
Kg / Acre Variety Type Heading Date
2.00 AberMagic HSG Perennial Ryegrass 28 May
3.00 AberGreen HSG Perennial Ryegrass 30 May
3.00 AberGain HSG Perennial Ryegrass (T) 03 Jun
2.00 AberBite HSG Perennial Ryegrass (T) 04 Jun
2.00 AberBann HSG Perennial Ryegrass 06 Jun
2.00 AberChoice HSG Perennial Ryegrass 09 Jun
1.00 AberDairy White Clover Blend
15.00

 

Heading date average for Aber HSG 4 is 3 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 35kg/ha (15kg/acre)
Sowing time March/April or August/September
Sowing depth 15mm (½ 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

 

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