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