A very useful, strong growing herb that provides high protein feed. Anthelmintic properties to aid animal health, drought tolerant and a good soil improver with extensive rooting system.
May to July
15t DM per ha
Overgrazing can damage the crown and reduce the persistency of chicory within the sward. It will benefit from being rotationally grazed with stock introduced around 18cm and removed at 5cm.
High protein of 17-18% makes it excellent option for fattening lambs