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Livestock Metabolism

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 be included in such studies.

Come to us for:

Veterinary medicines

  • 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

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When you work with us, you're working with the experts.

Livestock Facility

The Fera site includes a GLP compliant animal facility capable of housing livestock in environmentally controlled laboratory conditions or in agricultural style facilities. We can work with most major and minor livestock species including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry.

Radio- analytical capability

Equipment available includes radio-HPLC, radio-LC-MS/MS, radio-TLC, LSC, bio-imaging and combustion analysis.

Target Chemical Analysis

With our expertise as UK National Reference Laboratory for veterinary medicines and with over 50 mass spectrometers on site, we offer a comprehensive analytical capability for target-compound analysis.

Metabolite identification capability

We have an extensive capability to isolate, analyse and identify metabolites generated during studies. Instrumentation includes NMR, LC-Tof, LC-Qtof and LC-Orbitrap.

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