Camel is well renowned perennial ryegrass, suited to lower rainfall environments than most other perennial ryegrass cultivars which improves its persistence and longevity. Producing quality feed through winter and spring, with no endophyte to ensure livestock remain healthy and stress free.
Suitable for all livestock types
|Paddock preparations||Can be direct drilled or sown into cultivated seedbed. Can be over sown into existing pasture sward. Cultivate seed bed if ground is uneven.|
|Sowing depth||Shallow (10-15mm), using a roller will ensure good seed-soil contact and improve germination rates.|
|Weed control||A weed free seedbed allows for better establishment results. The use of herbicides prior to sowing can alleviate competition from weeds. Speak to your local agronomist for herbicide recommendations.|
|Fertiliser||The use of fertiliser at sowing may improve the establishment. The use of phosphorus fertiliser annually may improve the longevity of the stand.|
|Grazing management||Pasture should not be grazed until adequately anchored (cannot not be pulled out easily). Ryegrass is better suited to rotational grazing. Allow plants to re-grow to 2.5-3 leaf stage before grazing again.|