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Services for Zoos and Aquariums

Analytical packages are divided into discrete groups based upon providing the nutrients that best describe those feed types.

 

 

 

 

 

Proximate Analyses

provides the basic nutrients for a broad overview of feed quality
ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(183) Prox 1$29Classic: DM, CP, CF, Fat (EE), Ash, NFE
(184) Prox 2$29Contemporary: DM, CP, aNDF, Fat (EE), Ash, NFC
(185) Prox 3$69Next Gen: DM, CP, aNDFom, Total Fatty Acids (TFA), Ash, NFC

Plant Tissue Analyses

use for the analysis of forages, browse, grains, nuts, fruits, vegetables, etc.
ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(186) Plant 1$59DM, CP, ADF, aNDF, WSC, Starch, Fat (EE), Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S
(187) Plant 2$149Plant 1 + Se + GE

Animal Tissue Analyses

use for the analysis of mice, rats, fish, meal worms, chicks, etc.
ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(188) Animal 1$42DM, CP, Fat (AH), Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S
(189) Animal 2$132Animal 1 + Se + GE

Insect Analyses

ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(191) Insect 1$48DM, CP, ADF, Fat (AH), Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S

Finished or Formulated Feeds

ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(190) Feed 1$67DM, CP, ADF, aNDF, CF, WSC, Starch, Fat (EE), Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S

Others

ServicePrice/SampleDescription
(116) Custom Package$7Design your own package from the additional services list
(192) Mineral Ingredient or Mixture$29DM, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S, Co, Cl
(119) Liquids$38DM, CP, Fat, Ash, est. carbs, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mo, S
(125) Total Fatty Acids$49Fatty acid profile including 14 individual fatty acids, plus saturated, MUFA, PUFA and RUFAL values.
(17) Special Handling Fee$15The typical sample fills a 1 quart zip lock bag. Use the following guidelines: Wet sample (>80% moisture), 400g; Moist sample (50-80% moisture), 300g; Damp sample (20-50% moisture), 200g; Dry sample (<20% moisture) 100g.

Additional Services:

(116)Custom Base Fee $7
(21)Crude Protein $6
(22)Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF) $6
(23)Neutral Detergent Fiber (aNDF)$6
(123)aNDFom$9
(24)Rumen Soluble Protein (SP) $7
(25)Fat – Ether Extract (EE) $9
(27)Fat – Acid Hydrolysis (AH) $15
(26)Ash$5
(28)Lignin $9
(129)Crude Fiber$8
(30)ADICP $6
(31)NDICP $6
(32)Rumen Degradable Protein (RDP) $12
(34)Starch$11
(154)Ethanol Soluble Carbohydrates (ESC)$10
(254)Water Soluble Carbohydrates (WSC) $7
(161)Nitrates $9
(64)Urea$10
(65)Ammonia $8
(67)pH$5
(450)Gross Energy (Bomb Calorimetry) $55

Minerals Analyses:

$7.00 for 1 mineral, $10.00 for 2 minerals, $15.00 for 3 or more minerals.
(41)Calcium (Ca)


(42)Phosphorus (P)
(43)Magnesium (Mg)
(44)Potassium (K)
(45)Sodium (Na)
(46)Iron (Fe)
(47)Zinc (Zn)
(48)Copper (Cu)
(49)Manganese (Mn)
(50)Molybdenum (Mo)

Other Minerals

(59)Sulfur (S)
$5
(66)Chloride (Cl)$8
(203)Cobalt (Co)$5
(105)Selenium (Se)$35

Microbiology Packages:

(443)Mycotoxin Panel
– alfatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2, vomitoxin, 3-acetyl DON, 15-acetyl DON, zearalenone and T2
$69.00
(611)Mold & Yeast Counts$25
(612Salmonella$30
(613)E. Coli$35

All pricing is per sample. Prices are $USD. Pricing and services are subject to change without notice.