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Feed Analysis

Milne Feeds' state-of-the-art laboratories and technical services at our Welshpool factory are designed to support the accurate measurement and evaluation of all ingredients and products.

Our lab conducts quality tests on all incoming raw materials and all outgoing finished products.  We also offer quality laboratory testing services to customers who wish to have feedstuffs, such as grain, hay or pasture analysed.  Our Laboratory uses Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) to provide accurate analysis with a fast turnaround.  Our experienced lab team regularly collects data and monitors results to continually calibrate the system.  Lab services include:

NIR testing for:                                                                                     

  • Starch
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • ADF, NDF, Crude Fibre
  • Energy (Cattle/Sheep)
    • Metabolisable Energy
    • Digestible Energy
  • Cattle Acidosis index
  • ME Intake Index

Wet Chemistry testing for:

  • Dry Matter/Moisture
  • Protein
  • Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF)
  • Neutral Detergent Fibre (NDF)

Estimation by Calculation:

  • Digestible Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)

Individual wet chemistry analysis is also available

Milne Feeds offers:

  • Analysis of hay, straw, grains, silage, and pastures
  • Analysis of dry matter/moisture, protein, acid detergent fibre (ADF), neutral detergent fibre (NDF)
  • Estimation (by calculation) of Digestible Dry matter (DDM%) and metabolisable energy (ME)
  • Mineral analysis and NSC can be arranged
  • Quick turn-around service

If you are interested in our feed anaylsis service, please speak to your Product Manager who will be happy to assist and advise on correct sampling procedures.

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