Livestock Feed Analysis
A range of laboratory analyses is available to verify the nutrient content of feeds that make up livestock rations.
Laboratory tests are available to the general public. Individuals holding a valid Registered Professional Agricultural Producer (RPAP) card, or the farm business which they carry on, are eligible for the “producer” rates.
A Basic Feed Package includes analysis for dry matter and protein content. A range of additional analyses may be added to customize results to individual needs. These include: mineral elements, acid detergent fiber (ADF), neutral detergent fiber (NDF), fat, ash, pH and bound or soluble protein. The Hagberg Index (= Falling number) is available on grain samples. A detailed list of mineral elements tested for is available upon request.
A sample preparation fee will be applied to most of these additional analyses when requested without the Basic Feed Package.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Feed Analysis Package - producer||2010-03-22|
|Basic Feed Package (dry matter, protein or milling protein)||12.95||2010-03-22|
|Feed Analysis Package - other||2010-03-22|
|Basic Feed Package (dry matter, protein or milling protein)||25.90||2010-03-22|
|Individual Analyses - producer||2010-03-22|
|Mineral Elements (*)||10.90||2010-03-22|
|Bound Protein (*)||7.25||2010-03-22|
|Soluble Protein (*)||11.40||2010-03-22|
|Hagberg Index (= Falling Number) (*)||12.45||2010-03-22|
|Sample preparation fee . A sample preparation fee will be added to individual analyses (with the exception of protein) when not done in combination with the Basic Feed Package||3.60||2010-03-22|
|Individual Analyses - other||2010-03-22|
|Dry Matter (*)||7.25||2010-03-22|
|Mineral Elements (*)||21.80||2010-03-22|
|Bound Protein (*)||14.50||2010-03-22|
|Soluble Protein (*)||22.80||2010-03-22|
|Hagberg Index (=Falling Number) (*)||24.90||2010-03-22|
|Sample preparation fee. A sample preparation fee will be added to individual analyses (with the exception of protein) when not done in combination with the Basic Feed Package||7.25||2010-03-22|