FBA Labs - dedicated to ensuring a quality service in the heart of the Irish Countryside



The Laboratory provides a number of services that are of benefit to environmental monitoring

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Animal Health

The principal services provided by FBA Laboratories with regard to animal health

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Animal Nutrition

The capability of the laboratory to analyse forages, feed ingredients and mixed

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Mineral, Chemical, Microbiological Analysis

The Laboratory provides a number of services that are of benefit to environmental

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FBA Laboratories Limited was set up in 1996. They are located in a purpose built, state of the art facility in Cappoquin, Co Waterford in the heart of the Irish countryside. The company provides analytical and consultancy services to agribusiness, agricultural advisers, farmers and veterinary practitioners.

Materials analysed include feedstuffs, grass, silage, milk, blood, water, soils, fertilisers, and industrial by-products. Since 1998, the laboratory has been operating in accordance with the requirements of the International Quality System Standard IS EN ISO 9002.

The laboratory is approved by the Department of Agriculture & Food for the analysis of soils for REPS and GLAS purposes. The company has achieved ISO17025 accreditation for pH, Lime requirement, phosphorus, potassium and Organic matter in soils and are on the EPA approved laboratory list for water analysis. See list of Accreditations achieved below. FBA is on the Animal Health list of approved laboratories for BVD Eradication Scheme.

In addition to the list of testing options described on this site we are also regularly involved in commissioned ah-hoc research and investigation projects sponsored by government bodies, academic institutions and farm supply companies.




  • +353 58 52861
  • fbaadmin@fba-labs.com
  • F.B.A. Laboratories Ltd., Carrigeen Industrial Estate, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
  • Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm