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Forage Grass Mixtures


Harlow Agricultural Merchants Ltd (HAM) has a wide range of quality grass seed mixtures ranging from Grazing, Cutting & Grazing and your hay and haylage mixtures. HAM also offering a bespoke mixing service and can tailor make mixture to your individuals requirement.

Below are is selection of premade mixture, most of which are stock items.

Horse and Pony Paddock Mixture

Equine Long Term Grazing Mixture (5 Years Plus)

This Long term paddock mixture is extremely vigorous, hard wearing and produces high quality soft hay. A horse paddock has to not only provide a source of food but also an exercise area, placing great stress on the sward. Couple this with the need to produce some winter forage and it is obvious why some horse paddocks look completely bare by the end of the summer, so it is essential you use the right mixture for the job in hand.

31% Late Perennial Ryegrass
23% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (D)
23% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (D)
15% Creeping Red Fescue
8% Timothy

Recommended Sowing Rate 20kg/acre 
Pack Size 10kg

 

Westerwold Ryegrass

Short Term Cutting Mixture (1 Year) 

This 100% Westerwold ryerass mixtures is quick to establish and very vigorous with exception high yields. Designed to be sown in the spring and will provide you decent 2 cuts.

100% Westerwold Ryegrass 

Recommended Sowing Rate 14 - 16kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Short Term Hay Mixture

Short Term Cutting Mixture (1-2 Years)

A short Term Hay mixture with rapid establishment designed to produce a large first cut of quality hay or haylage. 

50% Italian Ryegrass (T)
50% Italian Ryegrass

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Long Term Hay Mixture

Long Term Cutting Mixture (3-5 Years)

This Long Term Hay mixture is designed to produce high yielding top quality hay or haylege that's not to fine or coarse. This mixture can also be used to graze over winter.

15% Early Perennial Ryegrass (D)
35% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (D)
35% Late Perennial Ryegrass(D)
15% Timothy
100%

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Fleximix

Long Term Cutting & Grazing (3 - 5 years)

This mixture is highly versatile being able to produced high yield and quality for both cutting and grazing. The hybrid element provides quality leafy grass at cutting combine with the persistency and density of the perennial for all round high performance.

*A no clover option is available*

30% Hybrid Ryegrass (T)
20% Hybrid Type Festulolium
10% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (D)
10% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (T)
10% Late Perennial Ryegrass (D)
10% Late Perennial Ryegrass (T)
5% White Clover Blend
5% Hybrid Ryegrass
100%

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Versamax All Stock

Long Term Cutting & Grazing (5 Years Plus)

A long term pasture mixture, versatile in use suits both cutting and grazing. The varieties we use are extremely persistence and vigorous to with stand hard grazing.

*A no clover option is available*

25% Late Perennial Ryegrass
24% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (T)
20% Intermediate Perennial Ryegrass (D)
20% Late Perennial Ryegrass (T)
7% Timothy
4% Dual Purpose Clover Blend
100%

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Permanent Pasture 

Permanent grazing mixture (5 Year Plus)

This is a Permanent grass seed mixture with timothy designed mainly for grazing cattle & sheep but it can offer a cut of silage or haylage (very coarse). Extremely hard wearing and excellent disease tolerance.

*A no clover option is available*

16% Intermediated Perennial Ryegrass (T)
16% Intermediated Perennial Ryegrass (D)
16% Intermediated Perennial Ryegrass (D)
14% Late Perennial Ryegrass (T)
11% Late Perennial Ryegrass (D)
10% Late Perennial Ryegrass (D)
7% White Clover Blend
10% Timothy
100%

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs

 

Traditional Meadow

Long Term Cutting & Grazing (5 Years Plus)

A traditional Meadow ley, is a mixture of more traditional and less aggressive grass species. This mixture can be used for extensive grazing particularly of native cattle breeds or can be used to takes cuts for hay. 

40% Meadow Fescue
10% rough Stalked Meadow Grass
10% Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass
10% Creeping Red Fescue
5% Crested Dogstail
25% Timothy
100%

Recommended Sowing Rate 14kg/acre 
Pack Size 1 Acre packs