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Game Cover

Leisure activities are an important part of the rural environment. More farms and estates manage their shoots and environmental conservation together. A successfully managed shoot is both profitable and rewarding and it contributes positively to the countryside and the overall environment.

Maize

Game maize

One of the most popular crops used for cover and feed.

Varieties include:

  • Rapid Fire
  • Maize Blend
  • Late Shot 
  • HiBird Maize Blend
  • Hibird Compact
  • Hibird Late
     
Sorghums

Sorghum

A semi tropical, non cob producing plant which although slow to establish sorghum will provide cover throughout the shooting season. 

Varieties include:

  • Dwarf Sorghum
  • Intermediate Sorghum
  • Giant Sorghum
  • Over ‘N’ Under Sorghum Mix
     
Kale

Brassicas

Varieties include:

  • Kale
  • Forage Rape
  • Zoom Brassica Mix
  • Spitfire Hybrid
  • Carbon
  • Texsel Greens
     
Millet

Millet

Provides a valuable feed source to hold the birds. Varieties include:

  • White Millet
  • Red Millet
  • Japanese Reed Millet
  • Ambush Millet Mix 
  • Millgame Millet Mix
  • Magic Millet Mix 
  • Top Flush Millet
     
Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Provide highly nutritious seed of high oil content. Mostly grown in conjunction with other game crops either in mixtures or in adjacent blocks.

Varieties include:

  • Standard Sunflowers
  • Dwarf Sunflowers

     
Afbeelding: four ten mixture

Late cover and rescue mixtures

Varieties include:

  • Boost Mix
  • Late Cover
  • Kwik Fix 
  • Spaniel
  • Rescue Mixture

     

Game cover mixtures

Specially formulated to combine different species into  a mixture can extend the utilisation period, help to attract and hold specific types of game and provide feed and cover where both are required. 

Mixes include:

  • Four Ten Mix
  • Sundown Mix 
  • Traditional Game Cover
  • Decoy Game Mixture
  • Overdrive
  • Golden Retriever
  • Jack Russell
  • Northern Shot Mix
  • Northern Star Game Mix 
  • Broadshot Mix
  • Partridge Mix
  • Feed & Cover Mix 
  • General Purpose Rearing Pen Mix
  • Cocker
  • Setter
  • Labrador
  • Pro Driver
  • Kingmix 2000 
  • Magnet
  • Kingmix
  • Springer

 

For more information

For more information on game cover, please contact your local ForFarmers Account Manager or call the customer service team on 0330 6781200.