Pricing

The intent of our price list is to illustrate to our current and prospective clients the services that CVAS provides. To meet your needs, we are continually expanding our services through new forage characterization services, adoption of cutting-edge information technology, and unsurpassed data management services. Our price list can be used as a reference. Please refer back to this page for the most current prices

Prices are effective as of September 16, 2021, and are subject to change without notice.
All prices listed are in US Dollars.

NOTICE: Effected February 1, 2021 all foreign samples will be priced as below but include a $10 USD handling fee per sample.

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NIR PACKAGES
 
   
NIR1 Package   The NIR 1 Analysis includes tests for Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADFCP, NDFCP, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, Lignin, Starch, ESC, WSC, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K) and pH on ensiled forage. Calculated values are provided for RFV (forage only), Available Protein, Adjusted Protein, Degradable Protein, NEl, NEm, NEg (NRC summative energy equations), NSC and NFC.   $19.50  
NIR2 Package   The NIR 2 is the NIR 1 Analysis with wet-chemistry Minerals - Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).   $31.00  
NIR3 Package   The NIR 3 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Chloride (Cl), Sulfur (S), and DCAD.   $39.75  
NIR4 Package   The NIR 4 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Crude Protein, ADF and NDF.   $45.00  
NIR5 Package   The NIR 5 is the NIR 1 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Crude Protein, ADF, and NDF.   $33.25  
NIR Plus Option   This option provides additional value. Graphical reporting and our expanded range reports are obtained using the Plus Option. Nutrients added include 12, 30, 120, and 240hr NDF digestibility as well as uNDF values; fermentation values and soluble fiber on ensiled forages; fatty acid values and a determination of amino acid nitrogen as a percentage of total nitrogen; 7hr starch digestibility; and RFQ on forages.   $9.75  
NIR Non-Forage Ingredients   Almond hulls, Bakery, Beet Pulp, Brewers, Canola, Corn Distillers, Gluten Feed, Midds, SBM, and Small Grains.   $19.50  
Manure Package   Provides Dry Matter, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, Lignin, Starch, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, and K.   $19.50  
Apparent Nutrient Digestibility   Includes a NIR1 Plus evaluation of a high group TMR and associated fecal matter to generate an evaluation of apparent NDF and starch digestibility.   $64.50  
TMR Control - NIR Package   NIR analysis with chemistry minerals. This package includes Dry Matter, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, ADFCP, NDFCP Lignin, Fat, Starch, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cl, and S. Also included is an evaluation for peNDF, SPS (starch processing score), and the Penn State Particle Size Evaluation.   $79.50  
TMR Mixture Evaluation Package   (Set of 5 samples analyzed to assess mixer efficiency) NIR analysis with chemistry minerals. This package includes Dry Matter, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, Fat, Starch, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cl, and S.   $149.00  
Amino Acid Analysis   Only available for corn silage.   $15.75  
uNDF RPE   Only available for corn silage.   $15.75  
Soluble Starch   Soluble Starch   $8.50  
MADISON NIR PACKAGES
 
   
Madison NIR1   The NIR 1 Analysis includes tests for Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF Protein, NDF Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, Lignin, Starch, Sugar, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), and Potassium (K) and pH on ensiled forage. Calculated values are provided for Available Protein, Adjusted Protein, Degradable Protein, NEl, NEm, NEg (OARDC Summative Energy Equation), and NFC.   $20.75  
Madison NIR2   The NIR 2 is the NIR 1 Analysis with XRF Minerals - Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).   $28.25  
Madison NIR3   The NIR 3 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus XRF on Chloride (Cl) and Sulfur (S).   $34.50  
Madison NIR4   The NIR 4 is the NIR 2 Analysis plus wet-chemistry on Crude Protein, ADF and NDF.   $43.50  

CHEMISTRY PACKAGES
 
   
Standard Package   Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Adjusted Protein, Soluble Protein, calculated Degradable Protein (Forages only), Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF), Ash, (Energy values on forages only) TDN, NEl, NEm, NEg, RFV (for hays and haylages), and Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu with pH on an ensiled forage.   $40.75  
Standard Plus Energy   Standard Package plus Fat, Lignin, ADFCP, and NDFCP. Includes NFC. Provides Energy values for non-forage samples.   $67.00  
CNCPS Package (previously CPM Plus)   Includes the Standard Analysis and Lignin, Fat, ADFCP, NDFCP, Chloride, Sulfur, Starch, Sugar, TDN, NFC, NEl, NEm, and NEg. When combined with our Fermentation Analysis a Soluble Fiber is calculated.   $93.25  
RFV Package   Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, calculated RFV (on hays and haylages), and Adjusted Protein. NEl, NEm, NEg and TDN on forages only.   $27.00  
Basic NDF Package   Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, Minerals (Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu), pH on ensiled forages, with calculated values for Adjusted Protein, TDN, NEl, NEg, NEm and Ash. (Energy values on forages only).   $36.50  
Minerals Only   Includes Dry Matter, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, and Ash.   $28.00  
Minerals Only (High Concentrate)   Includes Dry Matter, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, and Ash.   $43.00  
TMR Diagnostic Package   Includes DM, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, Ammonia, ADF, NDF, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, Fat, Starch, 7-hour Starch Digestibility, 24-hour NDF Digestibility, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Cl, S, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Butyric Acid, peNDF, (physically effective NDF - Mertens), SPS (starch processing score) and the Penn State Particle Size Evaluation.   $198.25  
Animal Protein Package   Provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, Ash, Fat, Ca, P, Cl, and S.   $62.75  
Liquid Sample   Provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Ammonia, Fat, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu.   $61.75  
Liquid Sample with Karl Fischer Moisture   Above analysis with Karl Fischer moisture - appropriate when volatiles other than moisture are present in the sample.   $114.75  

COMPONENTS
 
Please note a $6 base fee will be added to any component below that is not added to a package.    
Acid Insoluble Ash     $20.50  
ADF     $8.25  
ADFCP   Must be run with ADF   $8.25  
ADFom (ash free)     $10.75  
Ammonia Nitrogen     $15.25  
aNDF     $8.25  
aNDFom (ash-free)     $10.75  
Ash     $8.25  
Barium     $42.25  
Boron     $14.00  
Chloride     $8.25  
Cobalt     $40.75  
Crude Fiber     $12.50  
Crude Protein     $8.25  
Degradable Protein (S. griseus)   Must be run with Crude Protein.   $15.00  
Ergot / Fescue Alkaloids in Feedstuff     $145.25  
Fat (Acid-Hydrolysis)     $29.50  
Fat (Ether Extract)     $12.00  
Fecal Starch     $14.50  
Gossypol Free   For Cottonseed Extract and Meal   $425.00  
Gossypol Total   For Cottonseed Extract and MEal   $290.00  
Initial Peroxide on liquid materials     $33.25  
Initial Peroxide on dry materials     $98.50  
Iodine Value on fats and oils     $55.25  
Iodine, Elemental (Minerals & Metals)     $85.25  
Karl Fischer Moisture     $47.00  
KOH   Must be run with Crude Protein.   $39.00  
Lactose     $82.75  
Lead     $40.75  
Lignin     $12.00  
Moisture Only (Dry Matter)   Moisture loss at 135°C for 2 hrs for feed ingredients; 105°C for 3 hrs for forages.   $3.50  
Molybdenum     $14.00  
NDFCP   Must be run with aNDF   $8.25  
NDR     $8.25  
Nitrate     $13.00  
Non-Protein Nitrogen (NPN)   Urea and ammonia, CPE basis   $34.00  
Vitamins   Call for pricing    
Pepsin Digestibility   0.2% pepsin as per AOAC. Includes Crude Protein   $58.25  
pH     $7.25  
Prolamin (grain only)     $31.25  
Prussic Acid (Cyanide)     $66.50  
Salt (as chloride)     $8.25  
Selenium   Must provide expected levels   $48.50  
Soluble Protein     $8.25  
Soluble Starch     $23.75  
Starch     $14.50  
Starch (Gelatinized)     $53.75  
Sugar (ESC)     $13.00  
Sugar (WSC)     $13.00  
Sulfur     $8.25  
Trypsin Inhibitor     $106.00  
Urease Activity     $28.25  

PROXIMATE
 
   
TAG 1 Package   Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Crude Fat and Crude Fiber.   $31.50  
TAG 2 Package   Includes Tag I plus Ash, Ca and P.   $42.00  
TAG 3 Package   Includes Tag I plus Ash and Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu.   $52.50  
TAG 4 Package   Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Ash, Ca and P.   $26.25  

IN VITRO ANALYSIS
 
   
NDF Digestibility In Vitro Per Time Point   6, 12, 24, 30, 48 or 240 hrs (uNDF). Other time points may be available upon request. A request for a 72 hr or higher time point needs run with NDFom.   $30.50  
NDF Digestibility In Vitro Time Point Series (6 points)     $159.75  
Starch Digestibility In Vitro Per Time Point   2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 24, or 30 hrs. Other time points may be available upon request.   $37.25  
Starch Digestibility In Vitro Time Point Series (6 points)     $195.75  
Dry Matter Digestibility In Vitro Per Time Point   4, 6, 12, 24, 30, 48, 72, 96, 120, or 240 hrs.   $25.25  
Dry Matter Digestibility In Vitro Time Point Series (6 points)     $117.50  
NDF Basic RPE (Rate Pool Evaluation) for Forages   30, 120, and 240 hrs. Needs run with NDFom.   $77.75  
NDF Standard RPE for Forages   4, 8, 12, 24, 48, 72, 120, and 240 hrs. Needs run with NDFom.   $144.75  
NDF Basic RPE for Ingredients   12, 72, and 120 hrs. Needs run with NDFom.   $77.75  
NDF Standard RPE for Ingredients   4, 8, 12, 24, 48, 72, 120, and 240 hrs. Needs run with NDFom.   $144.75  
MSPE   Based on work by Dr. Debbie Ross and Dr. Mike Van Amburgh. An In vitro evaluation of feed material is followed by treatment sequentially with acid and enzymes. Rumen availability as well as intestinal digestibility is provided. Must be run with Crude Protein.   $127.75  
MSPE (freeze dry method)   Must be run with Crude Protein.   $160.25  
ROSS UIP   Total track protein digestibility and indigestibility. Needs run with Crude Protein.   $78.75  

WET CHEMISTRY OPTIONS
 
   
Byproduct   An add-on to the standard package, fat, lignin, ADFCP, NDFCP, sulfur, and chloride.   $38.25  
CSPS   Corn Silage Processing Score. Must run with a starch or a package that includes a starch.   $21.75  
DCAD (CL, S)   Must also include a package with wet chemistry minerals to calculate DCAD value.   $16.50  
Fatty Acid Profile, 30 meter   30 meter column: 22 fatty acids from C12 to C24, and total fatty acids.   $69.50  
Fatty Acid Profile, 100 meter   Other products requiring 100 meter column: C4 to C24 with trans fatty acids.   $104.75  
Fermentation   Includes Dry Matter, Lactic Acid, Acetic Acid, Propionic Acid, Butyric Acid, Iso-butyric Acid, 1, 2 - Propanediol, Total VFA, pH, Lactic Acid/VFA ratio, Crude Protein equivalent of Ammonia as a percentage of Dry Matter and Crude Protein   $31.50  
Fermentation Analysis Plus   Includes Fermentation Analysis as well as a breakdown of Alcohols, Acetates, and Lactates.   $47.25  
Heavy Metals   Includes, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Boron, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, Sulfur, Thallium, Zinc.   $85.75  
Micron Particle Size     $22.75  
Milk Fatty Acid Profile   100 meter column: C4 to C24 with trans fatty acids, de novo, mixed, preformed, total saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, CLA, MUFA, and PUFA.   $104.75  
Mold Count   Provides both Mold and Yeast counts.   $30.00  
Mold Identification   Mold and Yeast Count with Mold Identification   $52.50  
Particle Size   Penn State Separator   $9.25  
PDI/Urease (soy products only)   Protein Dispersibility Index (includes PDI, and Urease Activity). Needs run with Crude Protein.   $60.50  
peNDF   Physically Effective NDF   $21.75  

WATER
 
   
Total Coliform and E.coli     $23.75  
Nitrate Nitrogen and pH     $16.25  
Livestock Suitability Package   Includes pH, hardness, total dissolved solids, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, chlorides, sulfate, and nitrate.   $44.00  
pH     $7.25  
Alkalinity     $14.00  

MANURE
 

Please contact CVAS prior to shipping any international manure samples. Regulations vary depending on country of origin.
 
 
Base Test Package 1   Total Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen, P2O5, K2O, NH4+-N, Total Solids, Density   $41.75  
Base Test Package 2   Total Nitrogen, Organic Nitrogen, P2O5, K2O, NH4+-N, Total Solids   $36.75  
Water Soluble Phos   PSC included   $13.25  
Minerals (with manure package)   Ca, P, K, Mg, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu   $15.75  
Volatile Solids     $8.25  
pH     $7.25  
Total Carbon   Provides Total Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio   $15.75  

MYCOTOXINS
 
   
Mycotoxin Basic   Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2), Deoxynivalenol, and Zearalenone   $104.00  
Mycotoxin Plus   Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2), Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenone, Fumonisin (B1, B2, B3), T-2, HT-2, and Ochratoxin A   $155.50  
Mycotoxin Premier   Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2), Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenone, Fumonisin (B1, B2, B3), T-2, HT-2, 3-Acetyl DON, 15-Acetyl DON, Ochratoxin A, 3 Acetyl Don, 15 Acetyl Don, Citrinin, Fusarenon X, Neosolaniol, and Diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS)   $258.00  
Mycotoxin, individual   Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2), Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenone, Fumonisin (B1, B2, B3), T-2, HT-2, 3-Acetyl DON, 15-Acetyl DON, Ochratoxin A, 3 Acetyl Don, 15 Acetyl Don, Citrinin, Fusarenon X, Neosolaniol, or Diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS)   $69.50  

IN SITU ANALYSIS
 

Not available for international samples
 
 
Protein Digestibility In Situ   Rumen Undegradable Protein (RUP) at 16 hrs.   $106.75  
Dry Matter Digestibility In Situ Per Time Point   24, 30, or 48 hrs. Other time points may be available upon request.   $78.25  
Starch Digestibility In Situ Per Time Point   7, 16, or 24 hrs. Other time points may be available upon request.   $96.50  
NDF Digestibility In Situ Per Time Point   6, 24, 30, 48, 96, or 120 hrs.Other time points may be available upon request.   $106.75  

AMINO ACIDS
 

Must be run with Crude Protein.
 
 
Total Lysine     $94.25  
Total Methionine     $94.25  
Tryptophan     $94.25  
Cystine, Methionine, Lysine plus 9 more   Cysteine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, and Leucine.   $107.25  
Full Profile without Tryptophan   Cysteine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Serine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Ornithine, Histidine, and Arginine.   $146.00  
Full Profile with Tryptophan   Cysteine, Methionine, Lysine, Aspartic Acid, Threonine, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Serine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Ornithine, Histidine, Arginine, and Tryptophan.   $168.00  

PLANT TISSUE ANALYSIS
 

Samples run for Nitrate, Nitrogen, Carbon, or Sulfur without a mineral package will incur a $6.00 processing charge.
 
 
Standard   Provides Nitrogen, Phosphorous (P), Potassium (K), Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg), Sodium (Na), Sulfur (S), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), Copper (Cu), and Boron (B).   $47.25  
Trace Minerals each   Cadmium, Cobalt, Lead or Nickel, priced per mineral.   $40.75  
Molybdenum     $14.00  
Nitrate     $13.00  
Nitrogen     $8.25  
Carbon     $15.75  
Sulfur     $8.25  
Chloride     $8.25  

EQUINE SERVICES
 
   
Equine Basic   This NIR package includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Digestible Energy, NSC, NFC, RFV (hays and haylages only), Starch, Sugar (WSC and ESC), Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, NDFom, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), and Potassium (K).   $19.50  
Equine Lancer   This package includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Digestible Energy, NSC, NFC, RFV (hays and haylages only), Starch, Sugar, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, WSC, ADF, NDF, NDFom, Fat, Fatty Acids (total), and Ash by NIR. Chemistry minerals are provided, superior analytically to NIR predictions, including Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).   $31.00  
Equine Chemistry Basic   This package is similar to the Equine Lancer package but uses reference chemistry methods in place of more economical NIR. It provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Digestible Energy, NSC, NFC, RFV (hays and haylages only), Starch, WSC, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, ADF, NDF, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).   $67.00  
Equine Chemistry Complete   This package includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Digestible Energy, NSC, NFC, RFV (hays and haylages only), Starch, Sugar, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, WSC, ADF, NDF, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, Fat, Ash, Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na), Sulfur (S), Chloride (Cl), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), and Copper (Cu).   $93.25