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Saia Forage Oats

Saia Forage Oats are a fine stem forage oat that are fast to establish and deliver good quality early winter feed when planted in late March/early Autumn.

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Description

Saia Forage Oats are a fine stem forage oat that are fast to establish and deliver good quality early winter feed when planted in late March/early Autumn. Saia Forage Oats can be grown in a wide range of soils and have good regrowth, rebounding well after grazing. Cheaper option for hay.

  • Fast to establish
  • Good quality winter feed
  • Good regrowth after grazing
  • Tolerate acid soils well
  • Minimum rainfall of 450mm+ per annual
  • Sowing rate of 60-80 kg/ha

Understanding Forage Oats

Oats are a good robust dual purpose cereal for graziers around Australia that can be grazed during the winter months prior to being shut up to be cut for hay. Oats are a great source of on-farm hay production and can be blended with Bullet Annual Ryegrass or Surge Italian ryegrass and clovers to increase yield and quality.