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Test Packages

Cereal Grain Package (NIR)

Grains

For oat, barley, wheat and triticale grains.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture, Dry Matter (DM)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF)
  • Digestibility of Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Digestibility of Organic Dry Matter (DOMD)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)
  • Fat (oats only)

Fodder Quality Package (NIR)

Hay

For hay, fresh cut pasture, straw, pasture silage and maize silage.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Neutral Detergent Fibre (NDF)
  • Digestibility of Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Digestibility of Organic Dry Matter (DOMD)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)

Water Soluble Carbohydrates (SolCHO), and Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF) for cereals only.

Pelleted Feed Package (NIR)

awta barley

For pelleted mixed feeds.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF)
  • Digestibility of Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Digestibility of Organic Dry Matter (DOMD)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)
  • Ash
  • Fat

Horse Package (NIR)

FeedTest-Photo

For hay, fresh cut pasture and cereal grains.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Digestible Energy (DE)

Non NIR High Fat Package

The following are examples of High Fat Feeds: Grape Marc/Pomace/Seeds/Pips, Canola Meal/Seeds, Copra, Meal, Choc Malt, Confectionary Waste, Bakery Waste, Olive Pomace/Pips, Citrus Pulp, Cotton Seeds, Brewers/Distillers Grains, Palm Kernel Meal, Sunflower/Safflower Seeds/Meal, Lupins and Mixed Rations containing more than 5% of a high fat product.

This package applies to all feed samples with a fat content greater than 5%. NIR calibrations are not yet available for these measurements.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Fat
  • Digestibility of Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Digestibility of Organic Dry Matter (DOMD)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)

Non NIR Package

This package applies to all feed samples for which NIR calibrations are not yet available.

For mixed concentrate feeds, grain legumes, by-products and unusual feeds.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Crude Protein (CP)
  • Digestibility of Dry Matter (DDM)
  • Digestibility of Organic Dry Matter (DOMD)
  • Metabolisable Energy (ME)

The Non NIR Package includes the following examples: Almond Hulls, Fruit/Vegetable Waste, Hominy Meal, Hulls, Malt Combings, Pollards, Screenings/Cleanings, Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils, Corn Kernels, Native Seeds, Peas, Rice, Sorghum, Buckwheat, Mixed Rations etc.

AusScan Pig & Poultry Package (NIR)

For wheat, triticale, barley, sorghum and rice grain.

Test parameters:

  • Moisture
  • Dry Matter (DM)
  • Acid Detergent Fibre (ADF), Englyst NDF, crude fibre
  • Pig Fecal & Ileal DE
  • Poultry Broiler Apparent ME

AusScan is not available on Mixed Grains or Feed Mixes. When AusScan is requested in addition to a FeedTest NIR Quality Package there is no extra charge for AusScan. AusScan is a commercial calibration made available through the Pork CRC. It replaces the SARDI eNIRgy.