Oats are a nutritious
feed for all classes of livestock and wildlife as they are high in
protein, vitamins and minerals. The oat plant, like wheat, is an annual
grass that is great for grazing for livestock, cover crops, hay
production, and windbreaks. Common varieties of Oats are Coker, Bob and
Harrison. Many varieties are suited a little better for certain
climates. All oats are great forage producing varieties for livestock
and wildlife during the cool season. Oats should be planted on well
prepared plowed ground for best results.
Plant 100 lbs. if drill seeding and 150 lbs. if broadcasted.