GrassLopata

BARKANT

Winter hardy

   

A winter hardy, highly digestible variety with high dry matter.

Produces large tankard shaped roots which are palatable by both sheep and cattle. This is a proven and reliable stubble turnip.

Seed Rate Pack Size Seed Treatment
5 - 7.5kg/ha 10kg and 25kg Untreated

 

Stock should be introduced gradually over a two week period and an area of grassland should be available for animals to return to; water and hay or straw should also be made available. Please contact your supplier for further guidance.

Ratings

Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Dry Matter Yield
Crude Protein
Digestibility
Metabolisable Energy
Bulb Size
Bolting Resistance
Winter Hardiness
Club Root Tollerance
Brassica Fodder Crop for CSS
Stubble Turnips Yield and Feed Quality
Average dry matter yield 3.5 - 4.5 tonnes/ha
Average fresh yields  38 – 45 tonnes/ha
Crude protein  17 - 18% (mainly leaves)
Digestibility value 68 - 70 D
Dry matter  8 - 9%
Metabolisable energy  11 MJ/kg DM
Sugars in DM  55%