Innovis breeding sheep

Committed to research and development this has enabled us to build upon our successful and established crossbreeding programmes. The result is a selection of both Maternal and Terminal lines suited to meet the requirements of the modern livestock market.

Maternal Lines

Aberfield            Aberdale               Abertex

Our Maternal rams are selected on both maternal and carcass traits to enable you to produce efficient crossbred ewes as well as fast growing fat lambs. With a growing market for Innovis crossbred ewes as part of the supply network supported by Innovis.




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Terminal Sires

Abermax           Aberblack

Our terminal rams are bred to produce top quality fat lambs bred off grass based systems. Our meat sire rams are proving to be popular with commercial sheep breeders who want to optimise their finished lamb production.



Focus Genetics Breeds

Highlander             Primera

Along with our own breeding programmes, we have forged a partnership with Focus Genetics ,to become the sole UK distributor of their Highlander  maternal and Primera terminal sire breeds.


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Innovis can work for you!

If you’re looking for?

  • A sustainable sheep farming business
  • Increased lamb productivity on marginal land or in drought prone areas
  • Improved efficiency
  • Easier lambing outdoors
  • Reduced labour costs
  • Top carcass specification from a reduced cost base
  • Improved returns that use proven technologies

Counting costs – not just sheep

For more information or advice on how Innovis can work for you contact us or a member of our Sales Team.

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Committed to research and development this has enabled us to build upon our successful and established crossbreeding programmes.






Take a look at our range of 2019 sales and selection dates across the UK.





Sheep Genetics in Practise


 “Combine carefully selected Innovis genetics with detailed attention to management, and I don’t know of any other livestock farming enterprise that could beat sheep farming in terms of profitability for a starter..."

Jim Beary – Aberfield

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“We’re having a trial run over a portion of the flock. Our first draw of Primera cross lambs reached 19kg target finishing weight at 11 weeks, both the twin Primera and Abermax cross lambs..."

James Teasdale – Abermax

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Since introducing the New Zealand bred Highlander to his Devon unit three years ago, finished sheep production has increased by 42% to 342kg per acre while a traditional indoor...

Mike Tewson – Highlander

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Producing tailored made replacement ewes featuring Innovis genetics within a traditional stratified system is proving to be a win win venture for two sheep farming businesses...

Ben Anthony - Aberfield Crossbred

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Contact Innovis

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

Tel.: 01970 828236