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The Sandhill Laboratory has been established specifically to test samples of avian origin.The majority of testing for clients is done in our own laboratory but some tests are undertaken for us by specialist laboratories throughout the U.K.

 Sandhill Vets Laboratory

Laboratory tests available include:

  • Worm egg counts on faeces and litter.
  • Coccidial oocyst counts on faeces and litter.
  • Grouse Trichostrongylus worm counts.
  • Salmonella testing.
  • Hygiene swab cultures.
  • Drinking water cultures.
  • Bacterial and fungal cultures
  • Hatchery debris analysis.
  • Serological testing of bloods.
  • Post mortem examination of carcasses.

In overall charge of the laboratory testing is our Laboratory Technician, Robert Gillespie with post motem examinations being undertaken by the Veterinary Surgeons, Richard Byas and Laura Langstaff. 



  Sandhill Veterinary Services 14 Long Street, Topcliffe YO7 3RW telephone 01845 578710 fax 01845 577685 email