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SY Kingsbarn

SY KINGSBARN is the latest hybrid barley to join the HYVIDO family. It combines top class yield with improved quality and agronomic profile. SY KINGSBARN performs well in all regions and is good to use in black-grass situations.


Variety Summary

End-use group: Six-row feed, Hybrid

Market options: Livestock Feed

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types and performs well even on marginal land

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions, particularly in the East and West

Sowing rate: Approx 200 seeds/m2 in good conditions

Variety Summary

We've compared KINGSBARN and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2020/21 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in. Download the variety sheet for some more in depth information you can carry with you everywhere.



 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
SY KINGSBARN88108108107107
KWS Orwell80102102102101

* % treated control


Grain quality


Specific Weight



(% through 2.25mm)


(% through 2.5mm) 

SY KINGSBARN69.81.87.0
KWS Orwell67.92.06.3


Disease profile




Yellow rust


Brown rust




Net blotch


KWS Orwell3[7]765

[ ] = limited data

Agronomic features


Resistance to lodging


Straw height without PGR


Straw height with PGR



(days +/- Orwell, -ve = earlier)

SY KINGSBARN 7111101-1
KWS Orwell886840