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INNOVIS - BREEDING SHEEP 

Innovis is the leading supplier of sheep breeding technologies to the UK livestock industry; a young, dynamic and forward-thinking company that is passionate about making a difference. Innovation is an integral part of our DNA!  

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Innovis was first established in 2004 as a spin-out company from Aberystwyth University. Initially set up to offer breeding services such as AI and ET throughout the UK and Ireland as well as delivering government contracts and customer-focused commercial.   

By 2007, the focus changed and Innovis applied all of its technological expertise and experience to generate a selection of maternal and terminal composite sheep breeding lines that are suited to meet the individual needs and requirements of the modern sheep farmer.  

At present, Innovis are the leading supplier of performance recorded, forage-bred rams to the UK sheep industry. At the nucleus farm in the Scottish Borders and together with 23 additional breeding partner farms, Innovis captures data on 11,000 ewes annually and accelerate ram performance by crossing high index ewes and rams and improving their genetic potential of the rams available year on year.  

We stand by the quality of our products and services and believe that we can play a key role in helping our clients, and in turn our business, achieve a profitable outcome. 

Working in partnership: 

  • With leading universities and research organizations – We collaborate with academic partners in worldwide including SAC, Aberystwyth University and AgResearch NZ to ensure that our products, services and breeding programmes and their associated management advice are based upon sound research and are always at the forefront of technology. 
     

  • With leading manufacturers from around the world– Innovis works with world leaders in reproductive biotechnology and with technology providers to supply what we believe to be the best, high quality products to support animal breeding and health in a wide range of species - products that will enhance the success of UK breeding programmes. 
     

  • With retailers and processors – We maintain a dialogue throughout the supply chain to ensure a consistent supply of lambs that meet their market requirements. 
     

  • With breeders, veterinarians and breeding companies– Only by listening to our customers is Innovis able to ensure that our products and services meet their needs and expectations. Our highly experienced teams are able to ensure that each of our products and services are tailored to client’s own individual needs. In this way we can share our knowledge and experience to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future for us all.   

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Our Mission 

‘To become the world leader in sheep breeding technologies’ 

Our People 

Our staff are a key ingredient in Innovis’ success. Our geneticists, breeding programme managers and technical sales advisers are experienced industry professionals and our administrative teams provide the infrastructure which enables us to service our customers from an efficient and cost-effective base. 

Our technical sales advisers are based all around the UK, sharing their technical expertise and experience, consulting with farmers looking to alter their business and potentially introduce Innovis genetics on farm. If you would like to get in touch with your regional adviser, find them here (link to sales team)  

Our Centres 

Innovis’ headquarters are in Aberystwyth, Mid Wales from where we operate our centralised administration. 

Our nucleus breeding flock is based at Southfield Farm in Hawick in the Scottish Borders.   

GTC East 

An established dedicated pig centre for over 15 years, GTC East operates a large-scale operation, with a capacity for 130 breeding boars on a high health bio-secure site. GTC East exclusively supplies Hermitage, one of the biggest suppliers of Artificial Insemination (AI) to the pig industry in the UK. The GTC East centre, based on the east coast of England, is part of the British Pig Executive (BPEX) and Red Tractor Scheme. 

If you would like further information about Innovis, please  contact us. 

Contact Innovis

Email: enquiries@innovis.org.uk or complete our contact form

Innovis Ltd, Peithyll, Capel Dewi. Aberystwyth, Wales, UK SY23 3HU.

Tel.: 01970 828236

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