Evaluation and customization of your feeding plan beginning at $75 for basic hay balancing based on your analysis results (single hay, 1-2 horses). Includes email follow-up.
Complex plans include additional forages, pasture and feeds, and/or multiple horses with differing or specialized requirements including training and performance, mare and foal diet management and young stock.
Updates and Revisions - substantial changes to original plan (does not include balancing new hay test results - see basic hay balancing)
Spreadsheet review and coaching - with goal for you to become independent in using them. (Dr. Kellon's NRCPlus class advised.)
Starting at $75
Complex plans average $95 to $135
Updates starting at $55
Starting at $55
Onsite Consult in Tucson and Southern Arizona –
Extensive onsite evaluation and customization of your feeding program. Includes teaching, printed materials and email follow-up. Please plan for a minimum of two to three hours and feel free to invite your veterinarian. Onsite follow-up is additional.
Onsite consults start at $95 (plus mileage outside Vail and Eastside Tucson)
Outside of Southern Arizona area consider email consult
Onsite Consult with Hay Sampling –
Includes onsite evaluation and customization of your feeding program as above, plus coring 1 hay sample, shipping, analysis by DairyOne Forage Lab (see lab and shipping fees below), interpretation of results, custom supplement formula with feeding plan and email or phone follow-up.
Onsite follow-up is additional.
Onsite consults with hay coring start at
$115 (+ mileage outside Vail and Eastside Tucson) plus DairyOne lab fees and shipping
Hay Sampling (coring) only -
Service includes coring 1 hay sample, shipping, analysis by DairyOne Forage Lab (see lab and shipping rates below). Does not include interpretation.
Hay samples should not be mixed or combined -this will provide inaccurate results. "Combining" multiple hays is done during interpretation of test results and balancing.
$35 plus mileage, lab fees and shipping
Additional samples - $10 per sample (minimum 20 cores taken) plus lab fees.
DairyOne Lab Fees
Basic forage NIR plus wet chemistry minerals starting at $28
Wet Chemistry starting at $52 Nitrates add $9 Selenium test add $35 Additional tests available starting at $6