Services & Service Delivery

Opening Times

DaysTimes
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

 

Post-Mortem Examinations

We provide post-mortem examinations (PMEs) for farm animals but please phone us if you have other species which require a PME. More details of our post-mortem services.

Carcase Collection

We provide free carcase collection which is fully funded by the government for farms in parts of wales - follow the link: Carcase Collection Update for Farmers (PDF)

 

Other Testing Services:

We are developing our services and can now offer the following tests:

 

Parasitology

Test / MethodSample Type / Quantity

Maximum Turnaround Time

(working days)

Worm egg & coccidial oocyst count Minimum of 3g of faeces 3

Fluke egg examination (sedimentation method)

Minimum of 40g of faeces (sensitivity reduced with smaller quantities) 3
Composite worm egg count - monitoring 10 x 3g (minimum) individual faecal samples from a single group 3
Composite fluke egg examination - herd screen 10 x 5g (minimum) individual faecal samples from a single group 3
Ectoparasites in wool/hair scrapings Skin, hair/wool 3

 

Serology

Test / MethodSample Type / Quantity

Maximum Turnaround Time

(working days)

BVD Antibody ELISA

Serum

(Minimum 2ml clotted or 1ml of serum)

Please label blood tubes individually if appropriate

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