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GAFTA Analysis

This laboratory has many decades of experience of Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) analytical methods listed on GAFTA Form 130, the most common of which are included in our UKAS schedule of accreditation.

Animal feed

GAFTA Analysis Methods Form No: 130

  • 1.0 - Preparation of Sample for Analysis
  • Determination of Moisture
    • 2:1 - in Feedingstuffs
    • 2:2 - in Cereals
    • 2:3 - in Maize and Pulses
  • 3:0 - Oil Procedure A - Solvent Extraction for all Feedingstuffs: Crude Oils and Fats
  • 3:1 - Oil Procedure B - Solvent Extraction after Acid Hydrolysis
  • 4:1 - Crude Protein - Kjeldahl Method
  • 4:2 - Crude Protein - Dumas Method
  • Digestible Crude Protein
    • 5:1 - Proteins Soluble in Pepsin and Hydrochloric Acid
    • 5:2 - Pepsin Activity
  • 6:0 - Urea
  • 7:0 - Volatile Nitrogenous Bases
  • 8:0 - Phosphorus (P)
  • 9:0 - Crude Fibre for all Feedingstuffs
  • Determination of Sugar:
    • 10:1 - Luff Schoorl Method
    • 10:2 - Lactose in all Feedingstuffs
  • 11:0 - Crude Ash
  • 12:0 - Determination of Ash which is Insoluble in Hydrochloric Acid (Sand and/or Silica)
  • 13:0 - Water-Soluble Chlorides
  • 14:1 - Calcium (Ca) - Volumetric Method
  • 14:2 - Calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg) and Sodium (Na) - Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS) Method
  • 15:0 - Magnesium (Mg) - Gravimetric Method
  • 16:0 - Hydrocyanic Acid
  • 17:0 - Volatile Mustard Oil
  • 18:0 - Free and Total Gossypol
  • 19:0 - Determination of Aflatoxins Feedingstuffs
  • 20:0 - Carbonates (-CO3)
  • 21:0 - Sodium (Na) - Flame Photometry Method
  • 22:0 - Urease Activity
  • 23:0 - Determination of Starch - Polarimetric Method
  • 24:0 - Castorseed Husk
  • 25:0 - Determination of Bulk Density of Cereals
  • 26:1 - Determination of Wet Gluten in Wheat Flour - Hand Washing
  • 26:2 - Determination of Wet Gluten in Wheat Flour - Mechanical Method
  • 27.0 - Admixture in Wheat, Barley, Rye, Oats, Triticale and Small Pulses
  • 28:0 - Method Laid Down in the Analytica-EBC, Ref: 3.11.1 Sieving Test for Barley
Wheat grains

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