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Game Cover Seed Mixtures

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BS ELS5 / CSS5 Finch & Corn Bunting Mixture (1 year)

Provides important food resources for farmland birds, especially in winter and early spring. The aim is to maximise the production of small seeds suitable as bird food in either annual or annual/biennial mixtures. This option is a rotational option and can be moved around the farm.

 

  • Suitable for Entry Level Stewardship (ELS): EF2  
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB9
  • Spring sown - one year mixture
  • Contains: 50% Spring Triticale, 30% Spring Barley, 3% Red Millet, 8% White Millet, 3% White Mustard, 6% Quinoa
  • Pack size: 20kg. Sow minimum 50kg per hectare
 

BS ELS5 / CSS5 Grey Partridge Mixture (1 or 2 year)

Provides important food resources for farmland birds, especially in winter and early spring. The aim is to maximise the production of small seeds suitable as bird food in either annual or annual/biennial mixtures. This option is a rotational option and can be moved around the farm.

 

  • Suitable for Entry Level Stewardship (ELS): EF2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CCS): AB9  
  • Spring sown - one or two year mixture
  • Contains: 50% Spring Triticale, 30% Spring Barley, 3% White Millet, 8% Kale, 3% Linseed, 6% Fodder Radish
  • Pack size: 20kg. Sow minimum 50kg per hectare
 

BS ELS5 / CSS5 Tree Sparrow Mixture (1 or 2 year)

Provides important food resources for farmland birds such as Tree Sparrows through the winter and early spring. The aim is to maximise the production of small seeds suitable as bird food in either annual or annual/biennial mixtures. This option is a rotational option and can be moved around the farm.

 

  • Suitable for Entry Level Stewardship (ELS): EF2
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB9
  • Spring sown - one or two year mixture
  • Contains: 50% Triticale, 30% Spring Barley, 5% Quinoa, 10% Kale, 5% White Millet
  • Pack size: 20kg. Sow minimum 50kg per hectare
 

BS ELS5/A - Autumn Wild Bird Mixture

  • For Autumn Sowing
  • This option will provide important food resources for farmland birds, it is "rotational option"and can be moved around the farm. This is a biennial mixture
  • Wild Bird seed mixture suitable for EF2, EJ13
  • Pack size 20 kg. Sowing rate 40 kgs/ha
  • Contains: 40% Winter Triticale; 30% Winter Barley; 20% Winter Vetch; 10% Forage Rape

All Season Game Cover Maize Blend

A blend of three varieties of maize with different maturity dates to provide effective cover and feed for the duration of the season.
  • All Season Blend our best selling game cover maize.
  • A blend of early, intermediate and late varieties.
  • Varieties selected for good early vigour and standing ability. 
  • Mesurol treated seed.
  • Sow at 45,000 seeds per acre. Pack Size 45,000 seeds.

 

Ambush Millet Mix

Ambush Millet is a mixture of white and Japanese reed millet seed. The white millet provides a source of food  whilst the Japanese reed millet provides cover.
  • The strong reed millet plant provides long season cover for flushing.
  • White millet will provide the feed to hold the birds in the cover.
  • Winter hardy allowing it to be used right through the shooting season.
  • 60% White Millet, 40% Japanese Reed Millet.
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg.

Boost Late Game Cover Mixture

A fast growing, quick to establish, frost hardy crop.Ideal to sow in late summer or early autumn to provide cover that will last throughout the winter.

  • Rapid growing catch crop.
  • Excellent as a "rescue" mixture for patching failed crops.
  • Ideal for when a late sown cover crop is required.
  • Includes: Texsel Greens, Hybrid Brassica, Fodder Radish, Brown Mustard.
  • Sowing rate: 2.5 kg per acre. Pack size: 5kg.

Cocker Game Cover Mixture

Cocker game cover seed mixture will provide a full season of cover as well as an excellent supply of seeds to keep the birds close to the covers.

  • Suitable for Environmental Stewardship Schemes.
  • Full season cover for up to two years.
  • Butisan herbicide tolerant.
  • Contains; Kale, Mustard, Fodder Radish and Linseed.
  • Sowing rate: 6.5kg per acre. Pack size: 6.5kg. 

Decoy Game Cover Mixture

Decoy Game Cover Mixture is an easy to establish mixture which will provide cover as well as a plentiful supply of seeds to feed the birds.
  • An excellent mixture where both cover and feed are required.
  • Provides a source of food throughout the season.
  • Easy to sow and establish as all the seeds are of similar size.
  • Contains: Linseed, Buckwheat, White Millet, Fodder Radish & Mustard.
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg. 

Deer Lawn Mixture

Deer Lawn Mixture provides a wide and very diverse blend of forage which will suit the needs of most deer species found in the UK.

  • The grasses will provide the bulk of the forage, meadow foxtail being one of the species particularly favoured by deer
  • The wide selection of leguminous plants provides good levels of protein and minerals adding variation and interest to the diet.
  • Mixtures such as these can be sown into cleared areas of woodland
  • Contains 16 different species including a blend of grasses, chicory and legumes
  • Sowing rate: 15kg per acre. Pack size: 15kg. 

Feed & Cover Mixture

Feed & Cover Mixture is a comprehensive mixture of many species, selected for their feed and cover qualities.

  • This diverse mixture is designed for a full season of feed and cover for many different bird species.
  • Contains 11 different species including a blend of spring cereals, sorghum and linseed
  • Sowing rate: 25kg per acre. Pack size: 25kg. 

Four Ten Game Cover Mixture

      A popular mixture of Maize and Dwarf Sorghum which provides cover and a source of food throughout the season.
      • Provides cover and food throughout the season.
      • Dwarf Sorghum will provide added warmth and cover below the Maize.
      • Both crops have similar husbandry techniques for ease of management. 
      • Contains 4kg of Dwarf Sorghum and 10kg of Maize.
      • Sowing rate 14kg per acre. Pack size: 14 kg. Fungicide treated seed.

      Golden Retriever Game Cover Mixture

      Golden Retriever game cover seed mixture will provide a full season of cover as well as steady supply of seeds to hold the birds in the covers.

      • Excellent holding potential for pheasants and partridges.
      • Tried and tested reliable mixture.
      • Stomp Aqua herbicide tolerant. 
      • Contains; Dwarf Sorghum, Dwarf Sunflowers and Millet blend.
      • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg. 

      Kingmix

      Kingmix combines winter hardy kale with feed value of quinoa.
      • Early, medium and late maturing seed heads
      • Excellent holding mixture
      • Treated with Cruiser SB/ Thiram/ Sepirat
      • Contains quinoa and kale
      • Sowing rate: 2.5 kg per acre. Pack size: 2.5kg

      Kingmix 2000

      Kingmix 2000 offers a perfect combination of Caledonian kale and Quinoa to offer great resistance to clubroot
      • Excellent restistance to clubroot (brassica sick land)
      • Tall kale makes bird access easier
      • Kale is supplied flea beetle treated
      • Contains Caledonian kale and Quinoa 
      • Sow at 2.5kg/acre.  Packsize 2.5kg

      Kwik Fix Game Cover Mixture

      The name says it all! Kwik Fix provides rapid cover for late sown or for patching failed spring sown game cover crops.
      • Ideal mixture to replace or patch failed spring game cover.
      • A unique combination of the fastest growing game cover species.
      • Can provide cover up until Christmas.
      • 1.50 kg Mustard and 3.50 kg Fodder Radish mixture.
      • Sowing rate: 5 kg per acre. Pack size: 5kg.

      Labrador Game Cover Mixture

      Labrador game cover seed mixture is designed to be used on cooler or more exposed northern sites. Features Triticale which is resistant to rabits.

      • Ideal for use on cold or exposed northern sites.
      • Full season cover for up to two years.
      • Creates ideal habitat for brood rearing.
      • Contains; Triticale, Mustard, Kale, Linseed and Quinoa.
      • Sowing rate: 20kg per acre. Pack size: 20kg. 

      Late Game Cover Mixture

      A combination of four rapidly establishing species to give season long cover. Will provide cover of 2-3 feet in height.
      • A versatile and easy cover to establish in all areas.
      • A rapidly establishing and maturing mixture providing winter cover.
      • Used as a patching crop when spring crops fail, will tolerate drought conditions.
      • Contains: Forage rape, Stubble Turnips, Mustard, Fodder Radish.
      • Sowing rate: 5 kg per acre.  Pack size: 5kg.

      Millgame Millet Mix

      Millgame Millet mix is a popular choice to sow amongst maize to provide a valuable extra source of food to help hold the birds.
      • Can be grown on its own or mixed with game maize or kale.
      • For best results- drill maize as normal, then broadcast/drill Millgame at right angles.
      • Millgame can provide approximately 1-2000kg of high protein feed per acre.
      • 50% Red Millet and 50% White Millet seed
      • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg.

      Northern Shot Mixture

      Northern Shot Mixture is ideal for sowing in colder more exposed areas, suitable to last up to 2 years.

      • The kale, yellow blossom clover and chicory will provide cover and feed for the second year.
      • It is designed to provide cover and feed as well as being a haven for wildlife throughout the season.
      • Contains 7 different species including a blend of spring cereals, kale and chicory
      • Sowing rate: 50/60kg ha. Pack size: 20kg. 

      Northern Star Game Mix

      Northern Star is specially designed mixture which uses ingredients which are better suited to colder northern climates.
      • Ideal for use in colder, more exposed areas. Provide a haven of cover & feed.
      • Advisable to sow in wide rows to enable birds to have free access.
      • Triticale is beneficial as it is resistant to rabbits.
      • Contains: Triticale, Tic Beans, Forage Rape, Kale & Yellow Blossom Clover seeds.
      • Sowing rate: 20kg per acre. Pack size: 20 kg.

      Over 'n' Under Sorghum Mix

      A combination of two differing heights of sorghum. The shorter Dwarf Sorghum will give the birds protection from predators with the taller Giant Sorghum acting as a windbreak.

      • Creates thick and sturdy cover which will last for a full season.
      • Best sown from May-June.
      • Fungicide treated seed.
      • 50/50 blend of dwarf sorghum and giant sorghum.
      • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size 10kg.

      Overdrive - Quinoa/Kale Mix

      An excellent combination of winter hardy cover provided by the Kale and high quality feed provided from the Quinoa.
      • Excellent winter hardy cover of kale and feeding potential of Quinoa.
      • The Quinoa will provide high protein feed with kale keeping the birds dry.
      • Kale will provide cover for two seasons.
      • 50% Quinoa seed and 50% Kale seed. Treated seed.
      • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack size: 2.5kg.

      Partridge Cover Mixture

      A very hardy seed mixture that will perform well on colder, poorer quality soils. Creates an open canopy which is preferred by partridges. 
      • Very hardy mixture. Thrives on colder, poorer soils
      • Mixture has an open canopy that encourages and holds partridges. 
      • Useful as a break crop from Kale.
      • Contains: Triticale, Barley, Linseed, Gold of Pleasure and Kale.
      • Sowing rate: 25kg per acre. Pack Size: 25kg 

      Pointer Game Cover Mixture

      Pointer game cover seed mixture will provide a full season of cover as well as an excellent supply of seeds to keep the birds close to the covers.

      • Excellent driving cover.
      • Full season cover and excellent feeding potential.
      • Stomp Aqua herbicide tolerant. 
      • Contains; Maize, Spring Triticale and White Millet.
      • Sowing rate: 20kg per acre. Pack size: 20kg. 

      Pro Driver Game Cover Mixture

      Pro Driver game cover seed mixture is designed to have a thinner canopy to allow easier access for birds to give more controlled drives.

      • Huge feeding potential from seed bearing species.
      • Provides blend of feed and cover.
      • More open canopy favoured by partridges.
      • Combines; Kale, Camelina, Quinoa, Linseed, Mustard.
      • Sowing rate: 6.5kg per acre. Pack size: 6.5kg. 

      Setter Game Cover Mixture

      Setter game cover seed mixture is a traditional mixture which combines a broad range of species. Provides two full seasons of cover.

      • Full season cover for up to two years.
      • Very reliable mixture with excellent holding and feed potential.
      • Combines; Phacelia, Sweet Clover, Millet Blend, Maize, Mustard, Kale, Buckwheat and Sunflowers.
      • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg. 

      Spaniel Game Cover Mixture

      Spaniel is a summer sown, drought tolerant game cover mixture which is easy to establish. Combines four different seed species.

      • Drought tolerant mixture which can be sown in the summer months.
      • Can be used for patching failed spring sown crops.
      • Easy to establish, can be broadcast directly into cereal stubble.
      • Combines; Mustard, Fodder Radish, Interval Rape/Kale, Ethiopian Mustard.
      • Sowing rate: 4.5kg per acre. Pack size 4.5kg.  

       

      Spitfire Hybrid Forage Rape

      Spitfire Hybrid Forage Rape is a blend of Winfred Hybrid Brassica and Forage Rape. A vigourous and quick growing seed mixture making it ideal for failed crops.
      • Provide cover for a whole season.
      • Very vigorous and quick growing, ideal for replacing failed crops or patching. 
      • Good disease and bolting resistance.
      • Blend of 50% Winfred Hybrid Brassica and 50% Napoleon Forage Rape.
      • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack Size: 5kg. 

      Springer Game Cover

      Springer game cover seed mixture is ideal for areas which are difficult to sow on an annual basis. A blend of Perennial Chicory and Triticale.

      • Triticale provides feed for the first year, Perennial Chicory gives permanent cover.
      • Chicory is drought tolerant and will grow to a height of up to 1.5m.  
      • Triticale is resistant to damage from rabbits.
      • Contains: Perennial Chicory and Triticale.
      • Sowing rate: 15kg. Pack size: 15kg.

      Sundown Game Cover Mixture

      Sundown mixture combines Sunflower and Maize seeds, two of the most popular game cover seed species used in the UK.
      • Combines the fantastic feeding potential of both species.
      • Provides full season cover and feed.
      • Fungicide treated seed.
      • A blended mixture of Game Cover Maize and Sunflowers.
      • Sowing rate: 13kg per acre .Pack Size: 13kg. 

      Terrier Organic Game Cover Mix

      Terrier Organic Game Cover Mix is a blend of organically sourced seed with a wide range of uses
      • Offers a seasons feed and cover
      • 2 year potential
      • Insect attractant
      • Contains Organic triticale, phacelia and mustard, kale
      • Sowing rate 20kg/acre. Packsize 20kg
       

      Traditional Game Cover Mix

      The Traditional Game Cover Mixture combines a broad range of species which will give a full season of cover and a supply of food.

      • A tried and tested mixture species which provides feed and cover..
      • Sunflowers provide an attractive splash of colour. 
      • Differing seeds sized mean it is best broadcast rather than direct drilled.
      • Contains Maize, Red & White Millet, Buckwheat, Kale, Sunflower, White Mustard, Forage Rape, Gold of Pleasure and Phacelia.
      • Sowing Rate: 10kg per acre. Packsize: 10kg.

      Zoom Brassica Forage Mixture

      Zoom Brassica Seed Mixture is a blend of Winfred Hybrid Brassica and Forage Rape. A vigourous and quick growing seed mixture making it ideal for failed crops.
      • Provide cover for a whole season.
      • Very vigorous and quick growing, ideal for replacing failed crops or patching. 
      • Good disease and bolting resistance.
      • Blend of 50% Winfred Hybrid Brassica and 50% Napoleon Forage Rape.
      • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack Size: 5kg. 

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