Game Cover Crops – Maize

£45.00£50.00

Maize is one of the most widely used crops used for game cover and feed.

  • Good protection from airborne predators
  • Plenty of room to move around
  • High quality feed for the shooting season
  • 40,000 seeds per acre
  • In Packs of 50,000 seeds
  • Prices from approx £45.00 per pack (this is over an acre’s worth!)
  • Octopussy = Mid season maize
  • Moon Raker = Mid-late season maize

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Game Cover Crops – Maize

Maize is one of the most widely used game cover crops – used for cover and feed.

For game cover purposes a crop of maize can always be relied upon to provide the perfect holding cover for game birds. They can move easily through it and the cob can provide valuable feed.

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Maize provides:

  • Good protection from airborne predators
  • Plenty of room to move around
  • High quality feed for the shooting season

Advice for sowing:

  • Maize grows best in free draining, south facing, sheltered land with well structured soil.
  • Ensure the seedbed is not compacted by deep ploughing
  • Sow at 40,000 – 45,000 seeds per acre (more in heavier soils)
  • Ensure good weed control measures as maize does not compete well with other plants.
  • Sowing April – June

Price guide:

  • 40,000 seeds per acre
  • In Packs of 50,000 seeds
  • Prices from approx £47 per pack (this is over an acre’s worth!)

For more information on Game Cover Crops please do give us a call with your requirements, we will do our best to give you the best prices! 01308 485422 or you can email a list through to info@collinsnets.co.uk

 

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Gamestay Octopussy Maize, Gamestay Moon Raker Maize Blend

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