Millet – Shirohie $4.40 per kg

$110.00 EX GST

This annual Summer fodder grass is an extremely palatable option for sheep and cattle and is completely free of prussic acid, which occurs in forage plants of sorghum. Shirohie’s rapid growth over other millets and sorghum, mean it can be sown earlier and grazed within 6 weeks of emergence. This safe option provides good quality, high yielding feed perfect for grazing, hay or silage.

Purchase in 25kg increments.

More information below.

Description

This annual Summer fodder grass is an extremely palatable option for sheep and cattle and is completely free of prussic acid, which occurs in forage plants of sorghum. Shirohie’s rapid growth over other millets and sorghum, mean it can be sown earlier and grazed within 6 weeks of emergence. This safe option provides good quality, high yielding feed perfect for grazing, hay or silage.

Agronomic Information:

  1. Sowing Rates 12-15kg/ha
  2. Rainfall 600mm+
  3. Adapted to fertile loams to heavy cracking clay type soils
  4. Annual Summer forage crop for cattle and sheep
  5. Salt Tolerant
  6. Susceptible to frost and waterlogging.

Seed pricing is per 25kg bag. Orders exceeding 1-tonne will be provided in bulk bags unless otherwise specified. Pricing is excluding GST and ex Bell Seeds. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Blend components may vary subject to product availability.

Additional information

Size

25kg, 1-tonne bulk bag