Bat dropping analysis can be particularly useful for winter bat surveys of buildings and for separating the Myotis and Plecotus species. One dropping is often all that is needed, provided there is enough genetic material in the sample. Other particularly useful applications have been the testing of possible dormouse droppings found within nest tubes; separation of grey and red squirrels; and the identification of pine marten scats - notoriously difficult to distinguish from fox scats even by experts.
The standard price is £50 plus VAT per sample plus carriage, but discounts are available for multiple samples and for non-commercial work (e.g. bat groups, scientific research). Additional charges apply for mixed species samples and express service; the express service may not be available at certain times e.g. during particularly busy periods.
Express service is currently AVAILABLE
Please note that samples may no longer be sent using Royal Mail. We have arranged a courier service via UPS.
For any further DNA questions please use the dedicated DNA email address or call Lisa on 01299 890261
Please note that unfortunately we do not offer a service for eDNA testing for great crested newts.
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