It's the highest yielding variety tested in Iowa,it's test weight is good, it has some tolerance to race 45 of crown rust.
Murphy, H. C. and Burnett, L. C.
"A New Oat- It's Shelby,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol4/iss4/2