UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
Meat ID Test - Sample Submission

Logon to MyVGL to order your test.

  • Cost - $150
  • Place samples in a plastic screw-top container or triple bag them to prevent leakage.
  • Freeze samples prior to shipping.
  • Meat should be shipped with a freezer pack.
  • Include the barcoded submission form that you created online.
  • The laboratory is closed weekends and holidays. Please keep this in mind when shipping your samples so that they remain fresh.
  • Ship samples overnight via private courier (Federal Express, UPS or DHL; not the US Postal Service) to:
    Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
    Meat ID Test
    University of California, Davis
    Old Davis Road
    Davis, CA 95616

Frequently Asked Questions

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, Tel 530-752-2211, Email VGL