Animal feed, crop & soil analytical services
SRUC Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory provide UKAS accredited testing, supporting SAC Consulting, the agricultural sector and other industries.
SRUC Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory provide UKAS accredited laboratory testing in support of the pastoral and arable farming community. Seamless integration between the farm, the farm advisor and the lab reduces turnaround times while ensuring analysis and interpretation you can rely on.
We offer a range of services including forage, feed, crop, soil and waste analysis.
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Animal feed & forage testing
Testing animal feeds and forage allows you to evaluate the feeds and ensure profitable, well-balanced rations which in turn help to avoid nutritional disorders.
Crop testing at this early stage can prove to be a cost effective management tool, indicating what if any, nutrient sprays are required.
Over fertilising wastes money and can cause environmental problems, while under fertilising can cause loss of yield. Economic returns from fertilisers can only be achieved by taking into account the soil's natural fertilising potential.
Organic waste analysis
By analysing farm waste for nutrients, it ensures maximum savings on limiting additional fertilisers needed and you're reducing pollution by keeping excess organic wastes under control.
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Our consultants in 25 offices across Scotland and northern England turn research into advice and advantage for business and public sector alike.