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Traditional Game Cover Mix
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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 seed sizes mean it is best broadcast rather than drilled
  • Game Maize, White Millet, Red Millet, Buckwheat, Kale, Sunflower, White Mustard, Forage Rape, Gold of Pleasure, Phacelia
  • Sowing Rate: 10kg per acre. Packsize: 10kg
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White Millet Seed
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White Millet Seed

White millet is a popular choice as it provides cover and a source of food. Particularly attractive to English and French partridges.

  • Produces a plentiful supply of small seeds for birds
  • Often sown in conjunction with maize or kale
  • It is vigorous and will grow to a height of up to 90cm
  • Thicker leaved and higher seed production than red millet
  • Sowing rate: 5kg acre. Pack size: 10kg
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Red Millet Seed
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Red Millet Seed

Red Millet is best sown alongside other crops to provide a source of food which will help to keep birds in the covers. 

  • Will produce a plentiful supply of small seeds for birds
  • Often sown in conjunction with maize or kale
  • Red millet is earlier maturing than white millet
  • Susceptible to frost
  • Sowing rate: 5kg acre. Pack size: 10kg
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Japanese Reed Millet Seed
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Japanese Reed Millet Seed

Japanese Reed Millet is a stronger and more hardier member of the millet family when compared to Red and White Millet.

  • Stronger plant than others of the millet family
  • Improved winter hardiness
  • Mix with white millet to provide an excellent cover and feed crop
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg
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Ambush Millet Mix
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Ambush Millet Mix

A mix of white and Japanese reed millet. 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 through the shooting season
  • 40% White Millet, 40% Red Millet, 20% Japanese Reed Millet
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg
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Top Flush Millet Mix
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Top Flush Millet Mix

A blend of carefully selected red, white & panorama millets. Can be cross drilled or broadcast in maize crops to add feed value and warmth.

  • Mixture ensures a wider window of seed shed
  • Feed value from September to December
  • Provides a good feed block if sown adjacent to maize
  • Contains red, panorama and white millets
  • Sowing rate 5kg/acre. Packsize 10kg
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All Season Game Cover Maize Blend
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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
  • Korit & Fungicide treated seed
  • Sow at 45,000 seeds per acre. Pack Size 45,000 seeds 

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Bombardier Kale Seed
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Bombardier Kale Seed

A new variety with the potential to deliver high dry matter yields making it and ideal choice for dairy, beef or lamb producers.

  • A taller stemmed variety with excellent resistance to lodging
  • High leaf to stem ratio
  • Treated seed, Start-uP & Sepiret
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Packsize: 1-2kg
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Boost Late Game Cover Mixture
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Boost Late Game Cover Mixture

Fast growing, quick to establish, and frost hardy. Ideal to sow in late summer or early autumn to provide cover that will last all 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
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Broadshot Cover Mixture
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Broadshot Cover Mixture

Broadshot is a mixture of selected species that contribute to feed and cover. 

  • An excellent mixture where both cover and feed are required
  • Can be left to regenerate for a second year
  • Facilitates economical weed control 
  • Contains: Buckwheat, Goldeneye Kale, Phacelia, Forage Rye, Yellow Blossom Clover, White Millet, Red Millet, Japanese Reed Millet, Quinoa 
  • Sowing rate: 6kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg. 
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Buckwheat Seed (Fagopyrum esculentum)
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Buckwheat Seed (Fagopyrum esculentum)

Buckwheat is a fast growing annual crop, with a dense canopy for excellent weed suppression. Buckwheat scavenges phosphates, helping to reduce leaching. 

  • Rapid establishment and growth makes it an ideal short season crop
  • Dense canopy works efficiently as an excellent weed suppressant
  • Nectar rich, helping boost pollinators and other beneficial insects
  • Scavenges phosphates from the soil for future crops
  • Sowing rate: 70kg / ha
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Caledonian Kale Seed
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Caledonian Kale Seed

Caledonian Kale is the first variety to be bred with resistance to club root. A taller variety which gives easier access for birds underneath the leaf canopy. 

  • Taller variety to allow birds to move freely under the leaf canopy
  • Club root resistant, can be sown on sites suffering from brassica sickness
  • Specially bred for UK conditions. High germination and early vigour
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack size 2kg
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Canary Grass - Aquatica
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Canary Grass - Aquatica

Canary Grass (Phalaris aquatica) gives excellent long term nesting cover for partridges and pheasants.

  • A perennial species which can last for 10 years.
  • Perfect for poor quality sites where annual sowing is difficult or impractical.
  • Can grow to 60cm in first year and over 150cm in following years.
  • Requires sowing in wide rows to prevent it from becoming to thick
  • Sowing rate: 2.5 kg/acre Pack Size: 2.5kg.
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Carbon Kale and Mustard Hybrid Seed
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Carbon Kale and Mustard Hybrid Seed

New and unique game cover crop which combines the excellent cover of kale with the easy and rapid establishment of mustard. 

  • Produces amazing cover in a short period of time
  • Excellent frost tolerant cover by November
  • Can be used for new sowing or for patching failed crops
  • Best sown in June or July.
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack size: 2kg
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Cocker Game Cover Mixture
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Cocker Game Cover Mixture

Cocker 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: 16kg per hectare. Pack size: 8kg. 
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Compact Game Cover Maize
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Compact Game Cover Maize

Compact game cover maize seed is a specially bred variety with a compact growth habit which gives it exceptional standing ability.

  • Compact variety specially bred for use as game cover
  • Shorter growth habit gives excellent standing ability
  • Excellent early vigour for improved establishment
  • Grows to a height of 150-170cm. Fungicide treated seed
  • Sowing rate: 50,000 seeds per acre. Pack size: 50,000 seeds

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Decoy Game Cover Mixture
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Decoy Game Cover Mixture

Decoy 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, Red Millet, White Millet, Fodder Radish, White Mustard, Japanese Reed Millet, Gold of Pleasure 
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg. 
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Dwarf Hybrid Sorghum Seed
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Dwarf Hybrid Sorghum Seed

Short stemmed, sturdy, broad-leaved and has a substantial seed head. Its shorter growing habit is ideal for exposed sites.

  • Average height 1 - 1.25m
  • Often sown alongside maize, see Four Ten Mixture
  • Very good standing power due to short growth habit
  • Ideal cover providing a warm holding area for birds
  • Sowing rate 12kg per acre. Pack size: 8kg.
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Dwarf Sunflower Seed
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Dwarf Sunflower Seed

Dwarf sunflowers are a shorter stemmed hybrid variety which provide better standing ability over conventional varieties.

  • A stiff stemmed, shorter hybrid variety
  • An effective feed crop for shoots in the southern half of the UK
  • May require 'swiping' down to allow game birds to access the seeds
  • Frequently sown as part of a game mix or with kale
  • Sowing rate: 5kg acre. Pack size: 5kg

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Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata)
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Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata)

Ethiopian mustard is a fast growing frost hardy, brassica which produces a dense leafy canopy and acts as an excellent weed suppressor.

  • Produces a dense leafy canopy to supress weeds
  • Fast and easy to establish providing rapid ground cover
  • Frost hardy cover crop ideal for use in later sowings
  • Can tollerate and improve poor soil conditions 
  • Sowing rate: 5kg / ha
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Forage Rye Seed (Secale cereale)
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Forage Rye Seed (Secale cereale)

This fastest growing rye, TURBOGREEN is a high yielding variety which can grow at the lower temperatures, making it ideal for late sowing or early harvests.

  • Fast initial development, high tillering and high output
  • Good growth in cold conditions, excellent winter hardiness
  • High nitrogen uptake throughout autumn
  • Sow in autumn for incorporation and use in the spring
  • Sowing rate: 150kg / ha
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Four Ten Game Cover Mixture
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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 provides warmth and cover below the Maize.
  • Both crops have similar husbandry for ease of management. 
  • 70% Game Maize, 30% Dwarf Sorghum
  • Sowing rate 14kg per acre. Pack size: 14 kg. Fungicide treated seed.
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Giant Sorghum Seed
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Giant Sorghum Seed

Giant Sorghum is a cross between Sorghum and Sudan Grass Hybrid. It can grow over two metres tall providing excellent cover.

  • Produces warm and dense cover that can grow 2-3 metres tall.
  • Deep roots help it to withstand drought conditions
  • Works well as a windbreak protect more vulnerable crops
  • Sorghum is useful for flushing as it encourages the birds to lift above the cover
  • Sowing rate: 12kg per acre. Pack size: 12kg. 
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Gold of Pleasure - Camelina Seed
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Gold of Pleasure - Camelina Seed

A crop well suited to poorer and nutrient deficient soils. Fast maturing, free-branching plant producing seed attractive to birds.

  • Useful mixture for exposed areas.
  • Sow April/May for use from September onwards.
  • Available mixed with Triticale, Barley and Linseed, see Partridge Mix.
  • Annual specie providing cover up until Christmas.
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack size: 5kg.
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Golden Retriever Game Cover Mixture
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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, Fodder Radish and Millet blend.
  • Sowing rate: 24kg per hectare. Pack size: 12.5kg. 
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Goldeneye Kale Seed
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Goldeneye Kale Seed

Goldeneye kale is a giant type bred for the game cover market, selected for the optimum combination of height and leaf production. 

  • Leafy top, strong stem, good winter hardiness and good tolerance to disease, making it the ideal choice for game cover use
  • Goldeneye achieves a higher vigour score than Caledonian kale and better club root tolerance.
  • Sowing rate: 3kg per acre. Pack Size: 5kg
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Gruner Angeliter Kale Seed
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Gruner Angeliter Kale Seed

Very tall variety with excellent winter hardiness. A branching, umbrella shaped canopy creates plenty of room underneath for pheasants and partridges.

  • Good winter hardiness and excellent feeding quality
  • Fresh yields 15% higher than Caledonian and 10% higher than Bittern
  • Tried and tested for many years and is still very popular today
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack Size: 2kg
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HiBird Game Cover Maize Blend
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HiBird Game Cover Maize Blend

HiBird Maize blend is a mixture of early, intermediate and late varieties

  • Provides a great food source
  • Good early vigour and standing power
  • Fungicide treated
  • Spreads timings of cob ripeness
  • Sowing rate 50,000/acre. packsize 50,000 (acre pack)  

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Intermediate Sorghum Seed
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Intermediate Sorghum Seed

Intermediate Sorghum as the name suggests grows to a height between the Giant and Dwarf varieties. 

  • Grows to a height of around 1.5 metres.
  • Useful as a windbreak around other game cover crops
  • Tall cover provides birds with protection from overhead predators
  • Similar to maize but does not produce a cob
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg.
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Interval Rape and Kale Hybrid Seed
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Interval Rape and Kale Hybrid Seed

Interval is a hybrid variety, produced by crossing rape and kale together. Creates a thick, leafy canopy only a short period of time.

  • Fast growing properties of rape with the greater leaf canopy of kale
  • Winter hardy for a full season of cover
  • Grows to a height of 80-100cm
  • Sowing Rate: 2kg per acre. Packsize: 2kg Treated, 5kg Untreated 
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Kwik Fix Game Cover Mixture
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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.
  • 80% Fodder Radish, 20% White Mustard
  • Sowing rate: 5 kg per acre. Pack size: 5kg.
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Labrador Game Cover Mixture
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Labrador Game Cover Mixture

Labrador 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: 40kg per hectare. Pack size: 20kg. 
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Late Game Cover Mixture
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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.
  • 60% Forage rape, 28% Stubble Turnips, 7% White Mustard, 5% Fodder Radish.
  • Sowing rate: 5 kg per acre.  Pack size: 5kg.
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Late Shot Game Cover Maize
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Late Shot Game Cover Maize

Late Shot is an extremely late maturing variety and could not feature anywhere on a UK Maize List due to its lateness.

  • Produces a small immature cob that rarely develops past the 'bright white' stage
  • Very late maturity and of less interest to rats and badgers
  • Will still be looking good at the end of the shooting season 
  • Late maturing varieties - cob maturity rate can vary depending on the growing season, time of sowing and husbandry
  • Fungicide and bird repellent treated
  • Sowing rate: 45,000 seeds/acre. Packsize: 1 acre (50,000 seeds)

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Linseed Seed (Linum usitatissimum)
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Linseed Seed (Linum usitatissimum)

A high yielding, shorter stem variety - a popular option for spring sowings to help control black grass and broad leaved weeds.

  • Very quick and early to mature, generating excellent yields
  • Strong reputation for producing high yields in following wheat crops
  • Performs well on thin soils. Not frost hardy
  • Provides interest well into the winter, particularly sown with other species
  • Sowing Rate: 50kg / ha
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Lucerne Seed (Medicago sativa) - (Organic)
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Lucerne Seed (Medicago sativa) - (Organic)

Lucerne is a longer term perennial clover which fixes large amounts of nitrogen from the air to enrich the soil.

  • A longer term perennial clover which fixes large quantities of nitrogen
  • Widely used for green manure
  • Large tap root which is ideally suited to light and chalky soils as well as dry climates.
  • Seed is supplied inoculated with rhizobium bacteria
  • Sowing rate: 25kg / ha
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Northern Shot Game Cover Mixture
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Northern Shot Game Cover 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.
  • Spring Barley, Spring Triticale, Spring Wheat, Kale, Hybrid Brassica, Perennial Chicory, Yellow Blossom Clover, Green Fennel
  • Sowing rate: 20kg per acre. Pack size: 20kg. 
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Northern Star Game Mix
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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.
  • Spring Beans, Spring Triticale, Spring Wheat, Forage Rape, Kale, Quinoa, Yellow Blossom Clover seeds
  • Sowing rate: 20kg per acre. Pack size: 20 kg.
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Over 'n' Under Sorghum Mix
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Over 'n' Under Sorghum Mix

Mix of two differing heights of sorghum. The Dwarf Sorghum gives birds protection from predators and Giant Sorghum acts as a windbreak.

  • Creates thick and sturdy cover which will last for a full season
  • Best sown from May-June
  • 90% Dwarf Sorghum, 10% Giant Sorghum
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size 10kg

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Overdrive - Quinoa/Kale Game Cover Mixture
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Overdrive - Quinoa/Kale Game Cover Mixture

An excellent combination of winter hardy cover provided by the Kale and high quality feed provided from the Quinoa.

  • Winter hardy cover of kale and feeding potential of quinoa.
  • Quinoa provides high protein feed with kale keeping the birds dry
  • Kale will provide cover for two seasons.
  • 50% Quinoa, 50% Goldeneye Kale 
  • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack size: 2.5kg.
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Partridge Cover Mixture
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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.
  • Spring Barley, Spring Triticale, Linseed, Gold of Pleasure, Kale
  • Sowing rate: 25kg per acre. Pack Size: 25kg 
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Phacelia Seed (Phacelia tanacetifolia)
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Phacelia Seed (Phacelia tanacetifolia)

Phacelia is a prolific seed producer, very fast to establish and an excellent source of pollen and nectar. This makes it attractive to both insects and wild birds.

  • A popular green manure crop which is an excellent weed suppressor
  • Establishes fast and matures within 10-12 weeks
  • Produces a large root mass making the plant an excellent soil improver
  • Will produce a multitude of flowers - loved by bees and other insects
  • Inoculated with rhizobia
  • Sowing rate: 5-8kg / ha
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Pinfold Kale Seed
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Pinfold Kale Seed

Pinfold Kale will provide excellent yields in a short period of time.

  • Fast growing and ideal for early sowings
  • Flexible utilisation, summer use as well
  • Excellent digestibility
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack size 2kg
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Pro Driver Game Cover Mixture
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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, Quinoa, Linseed, Mustard.
  • Sowing rate: 16kg per hectare. Pack size: 8kg. 
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Quinoa Seed
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Quinoa Seed

Quinoa will provide cover and a plentiful supply of seed making it a popular crop for holding partridges, pheasants and attracting seed eating song birds.

  • Produces a number of seeds to provide a valuable source of food
  • Also attractove to many species of seed-eating song birds
  • Often grown with kale as it begins to collapse with first frosts
  • Available ready blended with Kale, see Overdrive Seed Mixture
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack size: 2 kg
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Rapid Fire Game Cover Maize
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Rapid Fire Game Cover Maize

Rapid Fire remains one of the most trusted game cover maize products on the market. Varieties are selected for standing ability, early vigour and low cob carriage.

  • A good hybrid selection with high germination that will provide feed and cover
  • Treated with bird repellent and fungicide.
  • Very good standing, medium maturity and good cob development
  • Sow at 45,000 seed per acre. Pack size 50,000 seeds 
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Reed Canary Grass Seed
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Reed Canary Grass Seed

Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea) is similar to Canary Grass (Aquatica) however it is much hardier.

  • A perennial species which can last for 10 years
  • Suitable for exposed northern sites - good frost and winter hardiness
  • Strong stems and thick leaves provide reliable cover for ground-nesting birds
  • Similar to conventional canary grass with improved hardiness 
  • Inoculated with rhizobia
  • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre Pack Size: 2.5kg
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Rescue Cover Mixture
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Rescue Cover Mixture

A fast establishing, maturing mixture ideal for patching failed crops or where a later sown crop is wanted. 

  • Provides cover and potentially seeds within 16 weeks of sowing
  • Rescue mixture for failed crops 
  • Rapid establishment
  • 50% Buckwheat, 15% Fodder Radish, 15% White Mustard, 10% Gold of pleasure, 10% Texsel Greens
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg 
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ROMESA Fodder Radish Seed (Raphanus sativus)
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ROMESA Fodder Radish Seed (Raphanus sativus)

Fodder Radish is a quick growing cover crop which scavenges nitrogen, produces large amount of organic matter and improves soil structure.

  • Quick growing, produces high organic matter in short periods
  • Suppresses weeds and deep roots benefit soil structure
  • Ideal as a green manure crop sown in early autumn
  • Effective as a standalone green cover or in mixtures
  • Sowing rate: 15-25kg / ha
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Setter Game Cover Mixture
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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: 25kg per hectare. Pack size: 12.5kg. 
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Spaniel Game Cover Mixture
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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, Carbon.
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per hectare. Pack size 5kg.   
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Sparta Forage Rape - Boston Seeds
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Sparta Forage Rape

High protein content and high dry matter yield. Late flowering variety that will perform well whether sown for summer, autumn or winter use. 

  • Good winter hardiness
  • Clubroot tolerant
  • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg and 25kg
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Spitfire Hybrid Forage Rape
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Spitfire Hybrid Forage Rape

Spitfire Hybrid Forage Rape is a rape and kale hybrid, is a good companion to use with other fast establishing brassicas. 

  • Provide cover for a whole season
  • Very vigorous and quick growing, ideal for replacing failed crops or patching
  • Good disease and bolting resistance
  • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack Size: 5kg and 25kg
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Spring Triticale Seed
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Spring Triticale Seed

Triticale produces long straw with an excellent resistance to lodging. Impressive root development extracts nutrients from deep in the soil profile.

  • A wheat/rye hybrid cereal providing good cover and feed in low fertility areas.
  • Clean crop with a low susceptibility to fusarium and ergot 
  • Resistant to attack from rabbits
  • Higher grain yield than other leading varieties
  • Sowing rate: 100kg / ha
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Springer Game Cover
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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: 40kg per hectare. Pack size: 20kg.
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Sundown Game Cover Mixture
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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.
  • 75% Game maize, 15% Sunflower, 10% Giant Sorghum
  • Sowing rate: 13kg per acre .Pack Size: 13kg. 
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Sunflower Seed (Helianthus annuus)
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Sunflower Seed (Helianthus annuus)

Sunflowers are another great option when it comes to cover crops, whether used straight or in a mixture to produce combined benefits.

  • Standard tall variety.
  • Excellent nectar rich flowers provide food for pollinators.
  • Dead flower heads provide an ideal overwintering habitat for pollinators. 
  • Frequently sown as part of a game cover mixture or with Kale.
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg.
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Surefire Kale Blend
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Surefire Kale Blend

A combination of three excellent game cover kale varieties which will provide a tall varied canopy over an extended period of time.

  • Provides superb cover.
  • Kale provides cover for two shooting seasons.
  • The flowering kale will attract insects and song birds.
  • 45% Goldeneye, 30% Gruner Angeliter, 25% Sovereign
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack size: 2kg
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Texsel Greens
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Texsel Greens

Texsel greens are a fast growing, shiny leaved brassica developed from Ethiopian mustard. Very easy to establish and provide frost hardy cover.

  • Produces a broken canopy, ideal for flushing birds.
  • Texel Greens are fast and easy to establish.
  • Frost hardy cover crop.
  • Ideal for suppressing weeds.
  • Sowing rate: 2kg per acre. Pack Size: 2kg. Treated seed.
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VITTASSO Brown Mustard Seed (Brassica juncea)
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VITTASSO Brown Mustard Seed (Brassica juncea)

Very popular for use in potato rotations to control soil borne pests and can be incorporated into moist soil to maximise biofumigation.

  • Green manure crop with biofumigant properties
  • Winter-hardy, easy to establish, cost effective
  • Reduces wireworm and PCN populations and their effect on potatoes
  • Suppresses Verticillium wilt and Sclerotinia in potato production
  • Sowing Rate: 5kg / ha
  • VITTASSO Brown Mustard Brochure
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White Mustard Seed - Game Cover
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White Mustard Seed - Game Cover

White mustard is an ever popular choice for game cover. Very easy to establish and grows rapidly, providing cover until the first winter frosts. 

  • Can be sown alone or as a companion to other species
  • Ideal for early cover, killed off by frost will create shelter for birds
  • Quick growing - ideal for patching failed spring cover crops
  • Also opular as a green manure crop
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship (CSS): AB2 
  • Sowing rate: 15kg / ha
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Zoom Brassica Mixture
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Zoom Brassica Mixture

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
  • Vigorous and quick growing, ideal for replacing failed crops or patching
  • Good disease and bolting resistance
  • 50% Winfred Hybrid Brassica and 50% Forage Rape
  • Sowing rate: 2.5kg per acre. Pack Size: 5kg
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Pointer Game Cover Mix
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Pointer Game Cover Mixture

Pointer game cover seed mixture will provide fantastic feed value whilst also giving excellent driving cover.

  • Excellent holding potential for pheasants and partridges.
  • Tried and tested reliable mixture.
  • Full season cover
  • Stomp Aqua herbicide tolerant. 
  • Contains; Bombardier Kale, Interval rape/kale hybrid, Quinoa
  • Sowing rate: 7kg per hectare. Pack size: 3.5kg. 
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