Farm Animal Diagnostics

We offer competitive, quality assured tests and specialist advice to veterinary surgeons throughout the UK in the farm animal sector. We provide a rapid turnaround of test results with full interpretation either by telephone, fax, email or web portal so that you can be assured of a fast and efficient service.

Our veterinary surgeons all have a broad knowledge of animal health and production, and many have further specialist qualifications, they are supported by laboratory scientists and technical staff.

We have expertise in national livestock disease surveillance, which coupled with our research and development means that our clients are kept up to date with the latest developments in livestock health.

We cover: Post Mortem Examination, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Serology, Molecular Biology.  

For more information take a look at the sections below.

How to Send Samples

Biological sciences student

Submission forms, sample requirements and useful investigation modules plus test list and contact details.


Beef cows

Full range of diagnostic services supporting dairy and beef farming including testing and advice for organic livestock.

Sheep & Goats

Sheep and goat

We offer the complete range of diagnostic services for sheep and goats plus fertility testing and flock/herd health schemes.


Pig Research Centre

Information on our diagnostic and advice service to support veterinary practices, pig farmers and commercial companies.



Find out about our avian testing and pathology service covering the range of species including chickens, turkeys and ducks for commercial poultry units.

Other Species

Red deer

Information on diagnostic services and veterinary advice catering for equine as well as farmed camelids and deer plus our small holder services for a range of species.

Veterinary Services Enquiries

Address: SAC Consulting, Veterinary Services, Allan Watt Building, Bush Estate, Penicuik EH26 0QE

Telephone: 0131 535 3130

Fax: 0131 535 3131