Avian Sexing at Biobest 2021

Biobest Laboratories are one of the leading providers of avian sexing and other avian disease molecular testing with over 20 years’ experience in this field.  We pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled combination of scientific expertise, customer support, and fast turnaround to all our avian customers.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we have had to make some minor adjustments to our test schedule, however we would like to reassure all our customers that we are still able to offer avian sexing and other avian testing services.


Taking and Sending Samples

Information on suitable sample types is available on the Avian Sexing page of our website, we urge all customers to check this before sampling.  To make sampling easier for customers, we are happy to provide avian sampling kits free of charge, please contact enquiry@biobest.co.uk to request a kit.


Current Testing Schedule

Sexing is conducted overnight on Monday and Wednesday with results available the following afternoon.  Samples need to be with us by 9AM in the morning the working day prior to the day of test (Friday for Monday test, Tuesday for Wednesday test).

Avian Chlamydia, Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD) and Avian Polyomavirus testing is conducted on a Tuesday and Thursday with results being available in the afternoon.  Samples received by 09:00 on a Monday or Wednesday will be included on the following days test.



Current prices are available on the prices page of our website.


Result Interpretation

Information on interpreting results is available at the bottom of our Avian Sexing page on our website.  For customers who are still unclear about their results, please contact us for further guidance.


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