Feed and Forage Packages

NIR1 Package The NIR 1 Analysis includes tests for Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF Protein, NDF Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, NDFom, Lignin, Starch, Sugar, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), and Potassium (K) with pH by traditional method on an ensiled forage. Calculated values are provided for Available Protein, Adjusted Protein, Degradable Protein, NEL, NEM, NEG (OARDC Summative Energy Equation), and NFC.
NIR2 Package The NIR 2 is the NIR 1 Analysis with wet-chemistry Minerals – Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).
NIR3 Package The NIR 3 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Chloride (Cl) and Sulfur (S).”
NIR4 Package The NIR 4 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Crude Protein, ADF, and NDF.
NIR5 Package The NIR 5 is the NIR 1 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Crude Protein, ADF, and NDF.
NIR Plus Option Provides 30 hr NDF Digestibility with Kd Rate, NDF Digestibility 120 and 240, uNDF120, uNDF240, an NIR evaluation of Fermentation acids (for ensiled forages) for NIR1-NIR5 as well as Indigestible Fiber, Total Fatty Acids, and Soluble Fiber. This option also includes a soil contamination probability index of Low, Medium or High (not available for corn grain). For Corn Silages, the NIR Plus Option also provides 12 hr NDF digestibility and qualitative assessment of 7 hr starch digestibility.
TMR Mixture Evaluation Package (Set of 5 samples analyzed to assess mixer efficiency) NIR analysis with chemistry minerals. This package includes DM, CP, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, Lignin, Fat, Starch, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Cl, S, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu.
Manure Package Dry Matter, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, lignin, indigestible NDF, starch, ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), and Potassium (K).
Distillers Package The NIR 1 Analysis includes tests for Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF Protein, NDF Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, Lignin, Starch, Sugar, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), and Potassium (K). Calculated values are provided for Available Protein, Adjusted Protein, Degradable Protein, NEL, NEM, NEG (OARDC Summative Energy Equation), and NFC.
Distillers Plus Option Distillers analysis with qualitative evaluation for vomitoxin.
Soybean Meal NIR Package Dry Matter, Crude Protein, Crude Fiber, Fat , Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P).
ADF ADF
ADFom (ash free) ADFom (ash free)
ADFCP ADFCP
Ammonia Nitrogen Ammonia
Ash Ash
Boron Boron
Chloride Chloride
Cobalt Cobalt
Crude Fiber Crude Fiber
Crude Protein Crude Protein
Deg. Protein (strep. Griseus) Deg. Protein
Dry Cow Option Chloride, Sulfur
Dry Matter Dry Matter
Ergonovine Ergonovine
Fat (Acid-Hydrolysis) Fat (Acid-Hydrolysis)
Fat (Ether Extract) Fat (Ether Extraction)
Fecal Starch Fecal Starch
Gossypol Gossypol
Initial Peroxide (on liquid) Initial Peroxide (on liquid)
Initial Peroxide (on dry) Initial Peroxide (on dry)
Iodine Iodine
Karl Fischer Moisture Karl Fischer
KOH KOH
Lead Lead
Lignin Lignin
Micron Particle Size Micron Particle Size
Molybdenum Molybdenum
aNDF aNDF
aNDFom (ash-free) aNDFom (ash-free)
NDF-CP NDF-CP
NDR NDR
Nitrate Nitrate
Non-Protein Nitrogen (NPN) Non-Protein Nitrogen (NPN)
Particle Size Evaluation (Penn State Separator) Particle Size Evaluation
Pepsin Digestibility (0.2% pepsin as per AOAC-includes crude protein determination) Pepsin Digestibility
Protein Dispersibility Index (includes PDI, CP and Urease Activity)
Prolamin Prolamin
Prussic Acid (Cyanide) Prussic Acid (Cyanide)
Salt (as chloride) Salt (as chloride)
Selenium Selenium (expected levels needed)
Soluble Fiber (M. B. Hall) Soluble Fiber (M. B. Hall)
Soluble Protein Soluble Protein
Starch Starch
Starch (Gelatinized) Starch (Gelatinized)
Starch (Ungelatinized)-enzyme available Starch (Ungelatinized)-enzyme available
Sugar Sugar
Sulfur Sulfur
Trypsin Inhibitor Trypsin Inhibitor
Urea Urea
Urease Acitivity Urease Acitivity
Vitamin A Vitamin A
Vitamin D Vitamin D
Vitamin E Vitamin E
5/6 Carbon Sugar 5/6 Carbon Sugar
TAG 1 Package Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Crude Fat, and Crude Fiber
TAG 2 Package Includes Tag I plus Ash, Ca, and P.
TAG 3 Package Includes Tag I plus Ash and Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu.
TAG 4 Package Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Ash, Ca, and P.
Protein Only Protein (combustion)
Moisture Only Moisture (Moisture loss drying at 135°C for 2 hrs)
Crude Fat Fat (ether extraction)
Fat (acid hydrolysis) Acid Hydrolysis Fat
Crude Fiber Crude Fiber
Ash Ash
Karl Fischer Moisture  
NDF Digestibility Invitro – Time points may include 6, 12, 24, 30, 48 or (iNDF at 240 hrs)
NDF Digestibility Time Point Series 6 points with Rates Invitro  
Starch Digestibility Invitro Time points may include 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72 hrs.
Starch Digestibility Time Point Series 6 points with Rates Invitro  
Dry Matter Digestibility Invitro Time points as determined by client.
Dry Matter Digestibility Time Point Series 6 points Invitro  
NDF Basic RPE for Forages 30, 120, and 240 hour digestibility values
Includes NDF and listed time points all on an organic matter basis;
All points are run 3x on different days for high accuracy;
NDF Standard RPE for Forages 4, 8, 12, 24, 48, 72, 120, and 240 hour values
Includes NDF and listed time points all on an organic matter basis;
All points are run 3x on different days for high accuracy;
Special RPE Report with Vensim rates, pools, and lag
NDF Basic RPE for Ingredients 12, 72, and 120 hour digestibility values
Includes NDF and listed time points all on an organic matter basis;
All points are run 3x on different days for high accuracy;
NDF Standard RPE for Ingredients 4, 8, 12, 24, 48, 72, 120, and 240 hour values
Includes NDF and listed time points all on an organic matter basis;
All points are run 3x on different days for high accuracy;
Special RPE Report with Vensim rates, pools, and lag
MSPE Based on work by Dr. Debbie Ross and Dr. Mike Van Amburgh. An In Vitro evaluation of feed material is followed by treatment sequentially with acid and enzymes. Rumen availability as well as intestinal digestibility is provided
Apparent Nutrient Digestibility Includes a NIR Plus evaluation of a high group TMR and associated fecal matter to generate an evaluation of apparent NDF and starch digestibility.
Standard Plus Energy Standard Package plus CNCPS option to get Energy Values on Non-Forages.
Standard Package Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Unavailable Protein (Haylages only), Adjusted Protein, Soluble Protein, calculated Degradable Protein (Forages only), Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF), Ash, NFC, TDN, NEL, NEM, NEG (energy values on forages only), RFV, and Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu with pH on an ensiled forage.
CPM Plus Package Includes the Standard Analysis and Lignin, Fat, ADFCP, NDFCP, Chloride, Sulfur, Starch and Sugar. When combined with our Fermentation Analysis a Soluble Fiber is calculated.
RFV Package Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, calculated RFV (on hays and haylages), Adjusted Protein, NEL, NEM, NEG, & TDN.
Basic NDF Package Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, Minerals (Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu), pH on ensiled forages, with calculated values for Adjusted Protein, TDN, NEL, NEG, and NEM.
Beef Package Crude Protein, ADF
Minerals Only Mineral mixes must use this option. Includes Dry Matter, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu.
TMR Diagnostic Package By chemistry; includes DM, CP, Soluble Protein, Ammonia, ADF, NDF, peNDF (physically effective NDF – Mertens) 24 hour NDF Digestibility, Lignin, Fat, Starch, SPS (starch processing score), 7 hour Starch Degradability, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Cl, S, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Butyric Acid, and the Penn State Particle Size Evaluation.
Animal Protein Package Provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, Ash, Fat, Ca, P, Cl, and S.
Micron Particle Size Micron Particle Size
Fermentation Package Includes Dry Matter, Titratable Acidity, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Propionic Acid, Butyric Acid, Iso-butyric Acid, 1,2 Propanediol, Total VFA, pH, Lactic Acid/VFA ratio, Crude Protein equivalent from Ammonia, and Ammonia N as a percentage of total N.
Fermentation Analysis Plus Package Includes fermentation analysis plus methyl acetate, ethyl acetate, methanol, ethanol, propyl acetate, 2-Butanol, 1-propanol, ethyl lactate, propyl lactate.
Fatty Acid Profile Package  
Free Fatty Acids Free Fatty Acids
Heavy Metals Includes Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Boron, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, Sulfur, Thallium, Zinc.
Mold Count Yeast/Mold Count
Mold Identification Mold/Yeast Count with Mold Identification
PDI/Urease/KOH Protein Dispersibility Index
PDI/Urease Protein Dispersibility Index
Selenium Selenium (expected levels needed)
Urease Activity Urease Activity
Acid Hyd. Fat Fat (acid-hydrolysis)
CNCPS Adds to the standard package fat, lignin, adin and ndin
Byproduct Adds to the standard package fat, lignin, adin, ndin, sulfur and chloride
DCAD (CL, S) DCAD (CL, S)
CSPS Corn Silage Processing Score
PENDF Pysically Effective NDF
Particle Size Particle Size Evaluation (Penn State Separator)
Molybdenum Molybdenum
NPN Non-Protein Nitrogen (NPN)
Micron Particle Size Micron Particle Size
Total Coliform and E.coli  
Nitrate Nitrogen and pH  
Livestock Suitability Package Includes pH, hardness, total dissolved solids, Ca,P,Mg,K,Na,Fe,Mn,Zn, Cu, chlorides, sulfates and nitrates
pH PH
Alkalinity Alkalinity
Base Test Package 1 Total Nitrogen, P205, K2O, NH3, DM, Density
Base Test Package 2 Total Nitrogen, P205, K2O, NH3, DM
Base Test Package 3 Total Nitrogen, P205, K2O, NH3
Water Soluble Phos  
Minerals Ca,Mg,Na,Fe,Mn,Zn, & Cu
Volatile Solids  
pH  
Total Carbon (C/N)  
Lagoon Analysis Package pH, Nitrogen, Total Solids, Minerals
Mycotoxin With DON by GC Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2, Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenone, 15 Acetyl-Don, 3 Acetyl-Don and T-2 Toxin by GC.
Mycotoxin With DON by HPLC Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2, Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenone, 15 Acetyl-Don, 3 Acetyl-Don and T-2 Toxin by HPLC.
Vomitoxin (DON) by GC Deoxinvalenol, 15 Acetyl-Don, 3 Acetyl-Don
Vomitoxin (DON) by HPLC Deoxinvalenol
Vomitoxin (DON) by ELISA Deoxinvalenol
Aflatoxin by HPLC Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2
Aflatoxin by ELISA Aflatoxin
Zeralenone by HPLC  
Zeralenone by ELISA  
Fumonisin by HPLC Fumonisin B1, B2, B3
Fumonisin by ELISA Fumonisin
Ochratoxin by HPLC  
Ochratoxin by ELISA  
T2 by ELISA  
Protein Digestibility Insitu Rumen Undegradeable Protein (RUP) at 16 hrs
Dry Matter Digestibility Insitu 24, 30, 48 hours
Starch Digestibility Insitu Time points may include 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 18, 24, 36 or 72 hrs.
NDF Digestibility Insitu Time points may include 6, 12, 24, 30, 48, 96, 120 or 240 hrs (iNDF).
Cystine, Methionine Cystine, Methionine
Cystine, Methionine,Lysine plus 9 more Cystine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, and Leucine
Full Profile w/o Tryptophan Cystine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Taurine, Hydroxyproline, Serine, Lanthionine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Hydroxylysine, Ornithine, Histidine, and Agrinine
Full Profile with Tryptophan Cystine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Taurine, Hydroxyproline, Serine, Lanthionine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Hydroxylysine, Ornithine, Histidine, Agrinine, and Tryptophan