Innovis Crossbred Ewe

Breeding Stock Supply Chain

Producing Tailor Made Crossbred Ewes within a Stratified System 

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This system will suit the Upland Crossbred Ewe Producer if you want to:

  • Add value to your system by producing crossbred ewes from high performance Aberfield. Highlander or Aberdale rams.
  • Trade lambs directly off the farm without the fuss and cost of traditional sale preparation
  • Improved lamb vigour and survival at lambing time
  • Added value from improved carcass classification and easy finishing male lambs
  • A robust ram that will cover lots of ewes and retain condition

This system will suit the Lowland Crossbred Ewe Buyer if you want to:

  • Simplify your system and flock breeding structure
  • Source your replacements from a trusted transparent supply chain to minimise disease risk
  • Avoid the lottery of ewe sales by paying a premium price that tracks the slaughter lamb market
  • Increase your flock efficiency with proven high performance maternal genetics
  • Develop a forage based system with genetics bred to perform on grass

Innovation, Partnership and Performance

Innovis produces forage bred maternal rams, using the best of British and New Zealand genetics and technology, for use on proven hill flocks to establish a sustainable source of crossbred ewes.  Our breeding stock supply chain is a three way partnership that builds a professional and sustainable approach to sheep breeding. For more information speak to a member of staff or call 01970 828236.

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





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


“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 



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



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  



Contact Innovis

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

Tel.: 01970 828236