We mix and hold stocks of 6 Agricultural Leys.

HSB2 Italian Ryegrass Blend - Short Term Silage Ley
 

  • 30% Meribel diploid Italian Ryegrass

  • 30% Alamo diploid Italian Ryegrass

  • 40% Gemini tetraploid Italian Ryegrass 

  • 15kg per acre

  • 25kg packs

An Italian ryegrass blend with close heading dates, allows easy prediction of optimum cutting dates with potential for early grazing and heavy, high energy silage cuts with rapid recovery after defoliation ensuring reliable subsequent cuts. 

HSB3 Medium Term Silage Ley
 

  • 4kg Amalgam Hybrid Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 4kg AberEve Hybrid Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 3kg AberClyde Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 3kg Montova Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 14kg per acre

Excellent early season production for cutting or early grazing over 3 to 4 years duration. For a clover option we would add 3kg Merviot Red clover in place of Montova ryegrass.

HSD1 Stitching Mix
 

  • 25% Premium Intermediate Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 25% Aston Energy Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 25% Cancan Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 25% Ideal Late Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

Designed for rejuvenating existing long-term leys to produce leys suitable for gazing by cattle, sheep or horses. 

HSD2 Long Term Silage and Grazing ley 
 

  • 2.5kg  Seagoe Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg  Abergreen Intermediate Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 1.25kg Montova Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2.5kg  Drumbo Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass 

  • 2kg  Twymax Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg  AberAvon Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 1kg  Comer Timothy

  • 0.75kg Violin White Clover

  • 14kg per acre

This is a classic long-term cutting and grazing mixture for up to 7 years. The first cut around late May produces high digestibility silage.  Alternatively, the ley produces a very dense sward and provides excellent grazing potential.

HSE1 General Purpose Ley
 

  • 2.5kg Kilrea Early Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg Anaconda Early Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg Glenariff Intermediate Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg Aston Energy Intermediate Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg Cancan Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg AberBite Late Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 1kg Comer Timothy

  • 0.5kg Ensign White Clover Blend

  • 14kg per acre

An extended season long grazing with early Spring and late Autumn production. This ley can be used for hay or intensive grazing for up to 7 years.

HSE2 Permanent Gazing Ley
 

  • 2kg Cancan Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg AberAvon Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg AberChoice Late Diploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg Ideal Late  Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2.25kg Twymax Late Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 2kg AberGain Late Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass

  • 1kg Comer Timothy

  • 0.5kg Barblanca Large Leaved White Clover

  • 0.25kg AberAce Small Leaved White Clover

  • 14kg per acre

A classical long term grazing and cutting regime, up to 10 years or more. The style of mixtures allows some early grazing followed by closure for silage production or an extremely high quality first cut in the latter half of May followed by intensive grazing.

We also sell Aber varieties in mixture produced by Germinal Holdings. 

At Desford we hold stocks of Stubble Turnip, Fodder Rape, Kale etc.
 

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