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Saltire 12

Saltire 12

An open day highlighting the benefits of overseeding was organised by the SRUC team in conjunction with Watson Seeds at Clachan Sands, North Uist by kind permission of Donald John MacDonald. ‘The event was very well received and it clearly …

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Saltire 2

‘This field of Saltire 2 was sown in May and was ready for cutting in early August.  We are delighted with both the germination and the regrowth of this Watson Seeds mixture,’ David Briggs, WN & J Briggs, Halferne, Castle …

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Saltire 3

‘This Saltire 3 special mix was direct sown after a break crop of turnips and then used to fatten lambs throughout the year. This has worked great for us.’ Les Donaldson, Messrs D & DL Donaldson, Greenford Farm, Arbirlot, Arbroath, …

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Saltire 4

Due to the inclusion of early grasses, this ley is well suited to light land and requires early grazing.  Adaptable to either a cutting or grazing regime. Tetraploid variety (T) content – 39%.

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Saltire 5

‘I have been a long standing customer of Alex Eggo and her family and have always admired her enthusiasm and commitment.  I have used this mixture formulated for my own conditions for a number of years.  The inclusion of red …

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Saltire 6

‘We are always very pleased with the grass seed mixture we get from Watson Seeds. It takes off well in the spring and after it has been cut for silage and always has plenty vigour. The silage is fed to …

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Saltire 7

‘The Watson Seeds specially adapted Saltire 7 mixture we use, on improved grassland up to 700 feet on our farm, always lasts a great period of time.  It successfully fattens lambs, progressing on to take good cuts of silage.   …

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