Livestock Metabolism and Residue Studies

  • Fera is your perfect partner for GLP compliant livestock metabolism and residue studies with radiolabelled and non-radiolabelled chemicals. Investigations into absorption and excretion can also beincluded in such studies..
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Livestock Metabolism and Residue Studies
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Veterinary medicine:

  • VICH GL 46 – Metabolism and residue kinetics.
  • VICH GL 47 – Laboratory animal comparative metabolism.
  • VICH GL 48 – Marker residue depletion.

Feed additives

  • EFSA guidance for establishing the safety of additives for the consumer.

Services and capabilities

Livestock testing facility

Fera has an on-site, GLP-compliant animal facility that can house livestock in environmentally controlled laboratory conditions or in agricultural-style facilities. We can work with most livestock species, including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits and poultry.

Radio-analytical capability

We use radio-HPLC, radio-LC-MS/MS, radio-TLC, LSC, bio-imaging and combustion analysis to carry out environmental monitoring.

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Target chemical analysis

As the UK National Reference Laboratory for veterinary medicines, and with more than 50 mass spectrometers on site, we offer a comprehensive analytical capability for target-compound analysis.

Metabolite identification capability

We can isolate, analyse and identify metabolites generated during studies. Instrumentation available includes NMR, LC-Tof, LC-Qtof and LC-Orbitrap.

If you need any further information on our livestock metabolism and residues studies, please get in touch.

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Why choose Fera?

  • Capability

    We have the capacity to deliver with 4km of lab benching and 350 scientists analysing over 100,000 samples per year

  • Bespoke Studies

    We can work with you to understand your requirements and design bespoke studies to address these

  • High-tech solutions

    We use a combination of state of the art LC-MS/MS triple quadrupole instruments; radiochemistry and test item application techniques to ensure that experimental studies generate relevant and valid data

Why choose Fera?

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