Necropsy Livestock/Poultry

Section: Pathology

Fee: $130.00*

Turnaround Time: 10 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Bovine, Caprine, Chicken, Fish, Ovine, Porcine, Ruminant, Turkey




Minimum Amount

Whole Animal

Collection Information

Shipping Information

Avian Services

Additional Information
One adult OR 2 neonates/juveniles < 150#. A necropsy at the ADDL includes a gross and histologic examination and report. Parasitology, bacteriology, fluorescent antibody testing, and one toxicology test are performed as deemed appropriate by the pathologist for no additional charge. Separate charges apply for the following tests: additional toxicology, PCR, virus isolation, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, serology, IHC, and tests available only at other labs. Fee does not include accessioning fee ($10 additional charge).

For more information about poultry necropsy, please see necropsy on our Avian Services page.

Legal/Insurance cases requiring additional documentation will be charged an additional non-refundable fee to be obtained at the time of submission.

Additional or mail-out tests will result in additional charges.

Spinal cord removal will result in additional charges.

CERVIDS: Cervids greater than one (1) year of age will be tested for CWD at an additional charge of $27. Including the CWD charge and accessioning fee, the total for a cervid necropsy over one year of age is $167.00.

*Necropsy cases will have an additional fee added for disposal of the remains. For more information, visit Necropsy Disposal.

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