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Other Animal Species



Other Animal Species

Services offered by the lab to other species

Weatherbys DNA laboratory in Ireland also provides testing services for other species, as well as our mainstay work with equines and bovines.

Dog & Cat

  • Parentage verification
  • Pedigree searching
  • Forensic testing

Sheep

  • Parentage verification
  • Pedigree searching
  • Forensic testing
  • Genomic HD chip and 54K chip 

Donkey & Zebra

  • Parentage verification

Species Identification

  • From Biological material
  • Mitochondrial analysis of species specific haplotypes

Species Composition  Analysis

  • Composition Screening for Equine (Horses), Porcine (Pigs), Bovine (Cattle), Ovine (Sheep) and  Galline (Chicken) 

Breed Assignment

  • Established reference populations for Angus, Hereford, Holstein, Fresian, Simmental, Limousin and Charolais cattle