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Invitro NDF Analysis

As an ideal method of assessing the nutritive value of a feedstuff, CVAS retains over 12 canulated cows to provide extensive Invitro Analysis. 

CNCPS 6.5 Requirements for Ingredients and Commodities

Ingrediients and commodities utilize 12, 72, and 120 hour NDF digestibiity time points for the generation of rates and pools in CNCPS 6.5, unlike forage which require 30, 120, and 240 hour time points. These values are not available by NIR and the CNCPS library is not well populated.  Please see price list for updated pricing. 

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

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