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Naked Oats

The UK’s leading supplier of naked oats

Cope Seeds is the leading UK supplier of naked oats from arguably the best breeder in the world. We supply a range of varieties to suit different farm rotations and land types, and can offer contracts with high premiums for growing markets.

Naked oats thresh free from the husk naturally during harvest, unlike conventional oats. They provide a long stale seedbed which can help with blackgrass management and can make for a good break crop, and have a higher protein content than conventional varieties, with a high oil content making them an energy rich product.

WANTED: Growers of Naked Oats

COMPETITIVE PREMIUMS: £45 p/t over AHDB Feed Wheat
(Subject to meeting contract specification)

Excellent buyback contracts are available to anyone purchasing Oliver and Patrick Naked Oats. Minimum value of £45 per tonne over AHDB Feed Wheat and 35% over organic milling oats for organic. If you are interested, please call Gemma (01529 421081) or Tom (07506 491102) or email


Naked oats have a variety of uses as a whole grain, including animal feeds, flaking and malting. They have recently been re-established as a big player in the market following a revival in their popularity, and their versatility stretches to dog food, cosmetics, horses, poultry and wild bird food.

Seed will be available for spring, but orders must be placed early to avoid disappointment as supply is limited. For tailored advice on achieving the best yields, get in touch.


Naked Oats


Matures slightly earlier than Saul, with good height accompanied by increased resistance to lodging. Very high natural specific weight potential and an extremely low husked grain content by percentage.

Boyko Spring Rye

Marco Polo

Early to ripen and short in height with good resistance to lodging. It has an excellent disease resistance package and is consistent and high yields. Achieve very high specific weights and low content of husked grains.

Naked Oats Oliver


A variety that is later to mature and is shorter in height than other varieties, with a good all round resistance to lodging and disease. It possesses a bold grain and a high specific weight.

Naked Oats


A later maturing, shorter variety with good resistance to lodging and excellent disease resistance, Patrik is an extremely competitive variety. Ideal for low intensity farming and for pig, poultry and horse feed.

Spring Oats


Early to ripen, shorter in height, and with excellent resistance to lodging as well Santini is a good all-rounder, capable of achieving high yields and specific weights with the addition of very low content of husked grains.

Naked Oats


Later to mature allowing for staggered harvest, with a good crop height to help out compete weeds such a blackgrass. Presents the opportunity to achieve a high specific weight due to its high natural potential.

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