Read about the benefits of herbal leys, how to establish, and how to manage for grazing or silage.
What are herbal leys?
The terms ‘herbal leys’ and ‘multi-species swards’ are often used interchangeably but typically refer to a mix of grasses, legumes, and forage herbs within a sward.
The benefits of herbal leys
See our information on the benefits of herbal leys for livestock and the environment. You will find tips on managing bloat and the anthelmintic properties of herbal leys.
Managing herbal leys
See our information on choosing species for herbal leys and how to manage for grazing and silage.
Establishing herbal leys
From seedbed preparation to post-establishment management, follow these tips for the successful establishment of herbal leys.
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