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NIRS Analysis of Dried & Ground Samples - Available Packages

The table below details the materials that can be tested using the dried and ground NIRS approach. 

 Category MaterialsStandard Package 

Professional Package*

Advice Available 

 SILAGE

Grass Silage

Maize Silage

Lucerne Silage

Cereal Silage

Wheat Silage

Oat Silage

Barley Silage

 

Dry Matter

Crude Ash

Digestibility Organic Matter

Crude Protein

Crude Fibre

Crude Fat

Sugar

Starch

NDF

ME

NCGD

pH

Acetic Acid

Lactic Acid

Butyric Acid (Grass Only)

NH3 Fraction

Nitrate

Soluble Crude Protein

NDF Digestibility

ADF

ADL

Total Fatty Acids

Chloride

 Yes - with Professional Only

GRASS

Haylage

Hay

Fresh Grass

Dry Matter

Crude Ash

Digestibility Organic Matter

Crude Protein

Crude Fibre

Crude Fat

Sugar

NDF

ME

pH (Haylage Only)

Acetic Acid  (Haylage Only)

Lactic Acid  (Haylage Only)

Butyric Acid  (Haylage Only)

NH3 Fraction  (Haylage Only)

Nitrate  (Haylage Only)

Soluble Crude Protein

NDF Digestibility

ADF

ADL

Total Fatty Acids

Chloride

 Not Available

TOTAL MIXED RATION

Total Mixed Ration

Dry Matter

Crude Ash

Digestibility Organic Matter

Crude Protein

Crude Fibre

Crude Fat

Sugar

Starch

NDF

ME

NCGD

 pH

Butyric Acid

Nitrate

NDF-Digestibility

ADF

ADL

Chloride

 Not Available

 RAW MATERIALS

Barley Grain

Beans (dried)

Bread Meal

Citrus Pulp, Dehydrated

Concentrates

Maize Feed Meal

Maize Germ

Maize Gluten Meal

Maize Grain

Oats Grain

Peas

Rapeseed Expeller

Rapeseed, Solvent Extracted

Soybeans

Soybeans, Roasted

Sunflower seed meal

Triticale Grain

Wheat Grain

Wheat Meal

Dry Matter

Moisture

Crude Ash

Digestibility

Crude Protein

Soluble Crude Protein

Crude Fibre

Crude Fat

Crude Fat Hydrolysis

Sugar

Starch

NDF

ME

 Not Available

 Not Available

* Includes all "Standard Package" parameters.

NIRS Analysis of Fresh Samples - Available Packages

The following packages are available for NIRS analysis of fresh forage samples.  Where specified, this is performed using FAA protocol. 

Code Package Parameters
PUD1Q Grass Silage for Livestock by NIR (FAA) Dry Matter, Protein, Energy, Fermentation Characteristics
PUD1V Whole Crop Silage for Livestock by NIR (FAA) Dry Matter, Protein, Energy, Fermentation Characteristics
PUD1R Maize Silage for Livestock by NIR (FAA) Dry Matter, Protein, Energy, Fermentation Characteristics
PUD1U Haylage for Horses by NIR  Dry Matter, Protein, Energy, Fermentation Characteristics