Trace Minerals, Feed

Section: Toxicology

Fee: $42.00

Turnaround Time: Estimated 5 - 10 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: All Species




Minimum Amount


Sealed Plastic or Paper Bag

500 grams (1 pound)

Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date. FEED/FORAGE - Collect one pound of feed or forage that represents the sample lot needing tested in sealable, plastic bag. Label the bag with appropriate identifying information (owner, type, location, date).

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easily matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to FEED/FORAGE - Ship samples labeled and in a sealable, plastic bag.

Additional Information
This screen tests for the following minerals: copper, molybdenum, and selenium. This screen replaces the individual testing of these minerals.

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