CVAS provides a comprehensive set of chemistry tests satisfying most requirements for feed and forage nutrient profile definitions. Tests are performed on all livestock feedstuffs, TMRs, and by-products. Select price list from the left menu to view Wet Chemistry Testing prices.
Please note: Items not associated with a package will incur a $6.00 Base Fee for handling.
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.
Standard Plus Energy
Standard Package plus Fat, Lignin, ADFCP, NDFCP, NFC to get Energy Values on Non-Forages.
CPM Plus Analysis
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. (Energy values on forages only).
RFV Report Analysis
Includes Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, calculated RFV (on hays and haylages), Adjusted Protein, NEl, NEm, NEg, and TDN.
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).
Mineral Analysis Package
Includes Dry Matter, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, and Ash. Samples with high mineral levels will accrue an additional charge due to special procedures and handling to provide more accurate analytical results.
Samples with high concentrations of minerals will incur ad additional $14.00 fee due to testing procedures for these sample types.
TMR Diagnostic Package
Includes DM, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, Ammonia, ADF, NDF, ADFCP, NDFCP, Lignin, Fat, Starch, 7-hour Starch Degradability, 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.
Animal Protein Package
Provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Soluble Protein, Ash, Fat, Ca, P, Cl, and S.
Provides Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Ammonia, Fat, Sugar, Ash, Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu.
Liquid Package with Karl Fischer moisture
The above package with Karl Fischer moisture - appropriate when volatile substances other than moisture are present in the sample.
Tag Guarantee Options
The Tag guarantee series provides analyses specific to the needs of feed manufacturers and formulators.
Tag Guarantee I:
Dry Matter, Moisture, Crude Protein, Crude Fat, and Crude Fiber.
Tag Guarantee II:
Tag I plus Ash, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
Tag Guarantee III:
Tag I plus Ash and Minerals (Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, Fe, Mn, Zn, and Cu).
Tag Guarantee IV:
Dry Matter, Moisture, Ash, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
The following components can be run independently. A $6.00 charge will be added to components not run with a package.
Acid Insoluble Ash
ADFom (ash free)
aNDFom (ash free)
Degradable Protein (S. griseus) must be run with crude protein
Ergot / Fescue Alkaloids in Feedstuff
Fat (Acid Hydrolysis)
Fat (Ether Extract)
Gossypol Free (Cottonseed extract and meal only)
Gossypol Total (Cottonseed extract and meal only)
Karl Fischer Moisture
Moisture (Dry Matter)
Prolamin (grains only)
Prussic Acid (Cyanide)
Salt (ash Chloride)
Selenium (must provide expected levels)