Off-The-Shelf Mixes

To offer you more choice, Heritage Seeds have a number of off-the-shelf mixes that are ready to go:

 

BIG BEEF BLEND

BIG BEEF BLEND

This mix is developed for the medium black to red chocolate soils. The productivity of Katambora Rhodes and Gatton Panic is enhanced by the creeping Bluegrass, with its stoloniferous growth pattern allowing good ground cover and moisture holding capacity. The mix of both winter and summer active legumes enables the feed gap to be filled over winter.

Variety Species %
Katambora Rhodes Rhodes grass 30
Gatton Panic Panic grass 25
Creeping Bluegrass Bluegrass 15
SARDI-Grazer Lucerne 20
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 10
Sowing rate: 8-12kg/ha


PREMIUM COASTAL MIX

PREMIUM COASTAL MIX

This coastal beef blend is well suited to sub-tropical regions and consists of hardy and palatable coastal grasses and a good percentage of tropical legume to even out production.

Variety Species %
Callide Rhodes Rhodes grass 45
Splenda Setaria Splenda Setaria 20
Signal Signal grass 20
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 15
Sowing rate: 12-15kg/ha

 


PREMIUM HORSE MIX

PREMIUM HORSE MIX

This is a blend specifically for the horse enthusiast. This mix ensures safety to the animal as all grasses are low in oxalate and can handle the grazing pressure. The use of both tufted and stoloniferous grass species allow the pastures to fill in quickly, producing a large ground cover. Legume component consists of Lucerne and Burgundy Bean for both summer and winter production. The Millet will help with quick ground cover and protecting juvenile plants from heat stress and frost or cold shock.

Variety Species %
Rhodes grass Rhodes grass 40
Creeping Bluegrass Bluegrass 15
Premier Digit Digitaria 15
SARDI-Grazer Lucerne 10
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 10
Millet Cereal 10
Sowing rate: 12-15kg/ha


PRIME PASTURE MIX

PRIME PASTURE MIX

Suited to the heavier black, self mulching and grey cracking flood plain soil types. The productivity of the Katambora Rhodes, Bambatsii and Gatton Panics are enhanced by the adaptation to the soil type. The late season of the grasses is complemented by a legume component to keep protein in the pasture and nitrogen cycling. This is a very productive mix for finishing cattle in summer whilst building a large volume of good stand over feed for the winter months.

Variety Species %
Katambora Rhodes Rhodes grass 30
Gatton Panic Panic grass 20
Bambatsii Panic Panic grass 20
SARDI-Grazer Lucerne 10
Medic mix Medic 10
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 10
Sowing rate : 6-10kg/ha

 

WESTERN HEAVY SOIL MIX

WESTERN HEAVY SOIL MIX

This mix consists of Katambora Rhodes, Bambatsii Panic, Biloela Buffel complemented by Burgundy Bean for the legume component. This mix is usually suited to heavy brigalow melon hole country or high clay content brigalow country. The Bambatsi usually does very well as it can handle the water logging of the melon holes. The Biloela Buffel and Katambora Rhodes are used to form organic matter using both tufted and stoloniferous type grasses on the tops of melon holes. The Burgundy Bean will also create high protein as well as being tap root which will create and return nitrogen to the soil.

Variety Species %
Bambatsii Panic Panic grass 25
Katambora Rhodes Rhodes grass 25
Biloela buffel Buffel grass 25
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 25
Sowing rate : 6-10kg/ha

 

WESTERN LIGHT SOIL MIX

WESTERN LIGHT SOIL MIX

This mix consists of a blend of USA Buffel for lighter country and Gayndah Buffel for the red/grey loams. The use of the Stylos and Burgundy Bean complements the mix enabling protein levels to be maintained in the dry winter. This mix will cover most lighter soils encounted in the western Queensland area in the 350-450 mm rainfall category.

Variety Species %
USA buffel Buffel grass 30
Gayndah buffel Buffel grass 30
B1 Burgundy Burgundy Bean 10
Mega Stylo Stylo 15
Sabi Sabi grass 15
Sowing rate : 6-10kg/ha

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