Animal DNA Testing

Maxxam’s Animal DNA Laboratory has been providing animal DNA testing and expert service to the livestock and breeding industry since 1986. Our accredited laboratory in Guelph, Ontario offers:

Parentage / identity verification

  • Genetic abnormality testing
  • Heritable traits of interest: horned/polled, coat colour, milk protein
  • Pedigree reconstruction
  • Trace-back analysis
  • Quality control programs
  • Species identification in food products

Industries Serviced:

  • Pedigreed livestock
  • Animal breeding
  • Artificial insemination
  • Equine racing & doping control
  • Animal and semen export
  • Traceability & certification

Species Tested:

  • Horse
  • Cattle
  • Swine
  • Goat
  • Llama

Maxxam also offers Equine Doping Control to the Horse Racing industry. Analytical testing conducted at Maxxam supports regulatory agencies responsible for the administration of drug control programs that maintain the integrity and safety of the horse racing industry. DNA profiles obtained from non-negative blood and urine samples collected at racetracks can be compared to genotypes obtained from reference hair samples for the accurate identification of animals.

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Please contact Customer Support for more information on animal DNA testing services, instructions on sample submission, chain of custody documentation and to obtain a quotation for service.

 

Animal DNA Testing

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Donna Garbutt, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility. LinkedIn
Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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