Feed quality service test list

  • The test list provides a price guide for commonly requested tests. Additional tests are available upon request. For advice on specialised tests or to obtain a quote contact Customer Service.
  • Discounts may apply for large volume submissions.
  • For individual reports on submissions including multiple samples additional charges will apply.
  • An express surcharge may apply for urgent requests.
  • Prices will be reviewed annually based on cost changes; however NSW DPI reserves the right to modify prices at any time.

Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to all services offered by NSW DPI Laboratory Services.

Near Infrared Spectrophotometry (NIR) Packages

Price (inclu. GST)1
PackageDescription1-15 Samples16-50 samples>50 Samples
NIR-Standard packageDry & Grind prep, CP, NDF, ADF, PC2 & WSC$65.41$59.36$55.94
NIR- Standard - No prepCP, NDF, ADF, PC2 & WSC$35.72$33.62$31.79
NIR - Grains ConcentrateStandard package, Fat & Bulk Density$64.88$59.36$55.94
NIR - Healthy HorseStandard package + Fat & DE calc for horses$64.88$59.36$55.94
NIR - Premium SilageStandard Package + pH & NH3$110.58$101.39$92.46

Wet chemistry packages

Price (inclu. GST)1
PackageDescription1-15 samples16-50 Samples> 50 Samples
NDF & ADF PackageNDF & ADF$53.59$43.08$37.30
Wet Chemistry ForageDry, Grind, CP, NDF, ADF, PC2 & WSC$131.33$104.80$89.83
Wet Chemistry FeedDry, Grind, CP, NDF, ADF, PC2, WSC & Fat$155.24$125.29$104.53
By-ProductsDry, Grind, CP, NDF, ADF, PC2 & Fat$124.75$107.95$98.75

Sample preparation

SamplePrice (inclu. GST)1
Dry, Grind & Dry Matter (DM) calculation$35.45
Preparation, dry and grind$24.68
Fine Grind$15.23
Preparation, freeze dry and grind$37.56

Wet Chemistry Tests

Price (inclu. GST)1
AnalysisSingle sample2-15 Samples16-50 Samples> 50 SamplesFixed
Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF) $41.77$33.62$29.42 
Acid Detergent Insoluble Crude Protein * $38.88$32.05$27.32 
Acid Detergent Lignin * $56.70$46.49$39.13 
Acid Insoluble Ash* $63.83$47.02$38.88 
Ammonia Nitrogen in Silage (NH3) $48.60$45.70$41.50 
Ash/Organic Matter by Muffle Furnace $22.85$18.95$18.12 
Carbon or Nitrogen by Dumas Combustion $27.57$22.59$20.49 
Carbon or Nitrogen by Dumas Combustion in Soil $29.41$22.06$20.22 
Crude Fat by Pet Ether Extract (CFat) $51.49$46.75$42.03 
Crude Fibre* $40.45$31.79$27.84 
D-Lactate & L-Lactate in Rumen Fluid or Silage* $26.27$23.38$20.22 
Energy Values (Bomb Calorimeter)* $66.72$66.45$61.46 
Fatty Acid Methyl Esters* $94.02$85.63$78.53 
Feed Water Soluble Carbohydrates (WSC) $39.67$26.53$20.49 
Tilley and Terry Rumen Fluid Digestibility  $117.94$72.75$45.44 
Mould Count - Hay/Silage/Grain*    $45.70
Neutral Detergent Fibre (NDF) $38.61$35.19$31.79 
Neutral Detergent Insoluble Crude Protein* $49.12$38.08$32.56 
Nitrate $26.27$19.70$14.97 
Nitrate - Semi-Quantitative*    $38.61
Non-Protein Nitrogen*  $55.41$49.38$45.17 
Pepsin Cellulase Digestibility (PC)2 $56.73   
Percent Moisture/solids by Drying Oven    $13.13
Protein Fractions* $153.65$132.12  
Prussic Acid Test* $24.68$19.43$16.41 
Rumen Ammonia-N content* $27.05$19.70$15.12 
Silage pH (pH) $36.24$33.10$30.75 
Starch Total* $43.86$34.68$31.51 
Total Fat (TFat)* $63.56$57.52$52.79 
Total Non-Structural Carbohydrates* $39.40$30.21$27.16 
Urea in Feed $54.33$53.30$48.00 
Volatile Fatty Acids$195.68$65.41$52.79$45.17

* Denotes analyses not covered by the NATA scope of Accreditation.
1 Prices are current as at 1 January 2017. Prices are listed per sample, per submission.
2 Pepsin Cellulase Digestibility includes DM, DMD, DOMD, Ash Content and ME