Bilby is a highly promising potential milling oat variety from the SARDI National Oat Breeding Program. It is early / mid season in maturity which will suit most traditional oat growing areas of Australia. It is dwarf in stature with excellent yield potential similar to Bannister and Williams. Bilby has excellent grain quality with high groat percent and high levels of B-glucan which is desirable for marketers.
Bilby can offer growers a high yielding variety with grain quality marketers require. It is approved for milling in Western Australia and is currently undergoing milling evaluation in the Eastern states.
- High grain yield potential
- High B-glucan
- Bright grain colour
- Low screenings
- Excellent grain quality
- High groat percentage
Sowing rate: 60-70 kg p/h
Early to mid May
Performance (SA, VIC, WA)
Disease & Pest Resistance (SA, VIC, NSW)
Disease & Pest Resistance (WA)
EPR - $2.50/t + gst (TBC) Milling Approved (WA), Potential Milling (SA, NSW, VIC)
This variety is registered under Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) in Australia. Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import or stocking of propagating material is
an infringement under the Plant Breeders Rights Act (1994). Any breach of this legislation will leave the grower liable for prosecution.
Seed available via your local Heritage Broadacre Agent or Contact Heritage Seeds on 1800 007 333 heritageseeds.com.au