Widely grown in the UK White Millet is an excellent source of nutritious seed that keeps gamebirds interested in the cover. Whilst not as early in seed maturity as red millet it is often used in mixtures but also sown in blocks. Often used as a flushing point.
Red Millet is an earlier maturing millet than the widely used White Millet it is an excellent source of nutritious seed that keeps gamebirds interested in the cover. Due to the earlier maturity it is frequently used in a mix with White Millet to give a spread of shed seed. Often used as a flushing point.
Red & White Millet Blend
A mixture of white millet and the earlier shedding red millet. This combination of both red and white millet extends both the feeding and holding period. Red and White Millet Blend is often sown within gamecover maize or in blocks for feeding and flushing. Nutritious seeds which are freely shed keeps birds interested in your cover. This blend will give a long spread of seed maturity and shedding.
Japanese Reed Millet
Japanese Reed Millet is a stronger plant than other members of the millet family and is more winter hardy. When mixed with White Millet it provides an excellent cover and feed crop. (See Horizon Millet Blend.)
Total Millet Blend
A mixture of white millet, red millet and winter hardy Japanese reed millet. This mixture provides a longer season of cover and feed. Total Millet Blend is often used as a windproof belt or flushing point around maize.
Millet Sowing Details
Sowing Rate: 5kg/acre
Sowing Date: April – May
Pack Size: 10kg
Cover: September – February