What are herbal ley-mixtures | Saladebuffetten?
Saladebuffetten are feed herb mixtures composed of up to 19 types of grasses, clovers and herbs. Deep-rooting plant species in the salad buffets ensure a good drought resistance, have a soil-improving effect and increase the organic matter content in the soil.
As a result, it increases water retaining properties and nutritional status is improved. The mixtures have a long growing season; they start early in the spring and continue to grow well into the autumn. Salad buffets don't have a summer dip in production like monocultures. This offers a solution in the increasingly warmer summers.
The rich variety of plants increases the complexity and vitality of soil life.
The plants in a Saladebuffet are specially selected on:
– Production capability
– Vitamin and mineral content
– Medical properties
To enable you to have your cattle graze healthily. The effect varies from appetite stimulant, counteracting infections and internal parasites to a purifying effect of liver, kidneys, blood and a good mood!
For you as a livestock farmer, the benefits are mainly reflected in the figures; saving of fixed costs such as fertilizer, concentrates and veterinary costs.
What is the production of herbal ley mixtures?
Due to targeted variety selection, the Saladebuffetten produce better than traditional mixtures. Salad buffets have a higher yield from 31% to even 47% compared to perennial ryegrass with fertilizer.
Count your profit!
How to use herbal ley mixtures
Saladebuffetten realize this by having a higher production withour fertilizer and pesticides. The use of fertilizer is strongly discouraged, as this will make herbs disappear. To maintain the great variety of plants, it is good to hay at least once every 2 years or to over-sow once every 3 years with Saladebuffet Overseeding.
All Saladebuffetten increase the biodiversity in your pasture.
– Other insects
– Meadow birds
– Small wild animals
As a result, herbal ley mixtures are a good step towards Nature-inclusive Agriculture.
Our range of herbal ley mixtures
The herbal ley mixtures are suitable for both clay, peat and sandy soil. The compositions and the sowing advice are carefully geared to this. We also offer an organic variant.
All mixtures are suitable for mowing and grazing. For management advice, please contact:
Tel: +31 546 624005
|Name||Composition. (GR/CL/HRB)||Sowing advice (kg/ha)|
|Saladebuffet Standard||80% / 10% / 10%||36 kg|
|Saladebuffet Sand||70% / 15% / 15%||40 kg|
|Saladebuffet Clay||70% / 15% / 15%||38 kg|
|Saladebuffet Herb-rich||53% / 23% / 24%||44 kg|
|Saladebuffet Bio||53% / 23% / 24%||46 kg|
|Saladebuffet Overseeding||0% / 50% / 50%||10 kg|
*All our mixtures are NAK certified, Saladebuffet Bio is also SKAL certified.