Feed Analysis

Feed Laboratory

DA RFU-I, Aguila Road, Sevilla Norte, City of San Fernando, La Union

Tel No. (072) 242-10-45/46 loc. 26, Mobile: 0920-553-1821

Service Head: Mr. King B. Bergonio, Chemist III

About the Service

Feed Analysis is performed to determine the percentage contents of the feed as to crude protein, crude fats, crude fiber, moisture and ash to establish the acceptability of the feed formulation relative to the feeding requirements of animals.

Who May Avail of the Service

            Clients of Feed Analysis can be individual or groups of farmers, feed millers, students, researchers including personnel of other government and private agencies.

Requirements to be submitted

            100 g. of feed sample with complete label

            Duly filled-up request form

 

Schedule of the Availability of the Service

            Monday to Friday:          8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Schedule of Fees

            The fees to be paid depend upon the type of test requested to be performed on the feed sample as follows:

Tests Performed

 

Amount (Pesos)

% Crude Protein

 

216.00

 

% Crude Fats

 

216.00

 

% Crude Fiber

 

240.00

 

% Moisture

 

120.00

 

% Ash

 

120.00

 

How to avail of the service

Step

Applicants/Client

Office Activity

Duration of the Activity

Person Responsible

1

Submit at least 100 g. of feeds sample with a label containing the   following:

Name of Client

Date Submitted

Kinds of Samples

Location where samples were collected from

Receive feed samples with complete label

3 mins.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

2

 

Prepare the reagents

30 mins.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

3

 

Grind the sample

5 mins.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

4

 

Weigh the sample

1 min.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

         

5

 

Analyze the sample

1. crude protein

2. crude fats

3. crude fiber

4. % moisture

5. % ash

2 days

1 day

2 days

1 day

1 day

Ms. Grace Villanueva

6

 

Interpretation of Results

a. computation

b. evaluation

c. encoding

10 mins.

10 mins.

10 mins.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

Ms. Grace Villanueva

Ms. Grace S. Villanueva

7

 

Approve results

10 mins.

Ms. Grace Villanueva

RTD Eduardo M. Gonzales

8

Secure order of payment from the Accounting Section

Issue order of payment

3 mins

Ms. Wilnor T. Micua

9

Pay the amount

Issuance of Official Receipt

4 mins.

Ms. Milagros V. Zamora

10

Get a copy of the result

Release the copy of the result

3 mins

Ms. Grace Villanueva

END OF TRANSACTION

Rights & Responsibilities

  1. Clients, except farmers for which the service is free, have the right to demand for official receipts when paying the fees being collected as in the case of students, researchers and those from other agencies.
  2. It is the responsibility of the clients to pay the corresponding fees charged for each test done and to claim the results as agreed upon, whether picked up or delivered.
  3. The laboratory reserves the right to reject samples that were not collected in accordance with standard sampling procedures.

Complaints and Feedback

            Customers can get the Citizen Feedback Form from the Public Assistance Desk, accomplish and forward it to the Office of the Regional Director or drop in the suggestion box at the Public Assistance Desk.