Cumberland Valley Analytical Services.

Laboratory Services for Agriculture...
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In Situ Digestibility Services

This is an introduction to the insitu services that we offer. Additional information will be forthcoming. Time points listed are traditional but can be defined by the client. Some time points may require cost adjustment. Samples are generally ground to a 6mm grind size using a knife mill, or if particle size is smaller, then ran as-received.


In situ Protein Digestibility at 16 hours
  • 6 replications (3 cows in duplicate)
  • Dry matter digestibility, protein, and protein digestibility reported

In situ Starch Digestibility at 3 or 7 hours
  • 6 replications (3 cows in duplicate)
  • Dry matter digestiblity, starch, and starch digestibility reported

In situ NDF Digestibility at 30 hours
  • 6 replications at 30 hours (3 cows in duplicate)
  • Dry matter digestibility, NDF, and NDF digestibility reported

In situ Dry Matter Digestibility at 30 hours
  • 6 replications at 30 hours (3 cows in duplicate)
  • Dry matter digestibility reported

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