South West Sheep Breeding

South West Sheep Breeding Services is now a part of Torch Farm Vets, originally established in 1989 by Mike Glover MA VetMB CertSHP MRCVS who continues to lead the team.

South West Sheep BreedingThis team of Vets and technical staff are committed to providing high quality breeding services and advice to pedigree sheep breeders across the South West.As a team we strive to deliver a service which is tailored to your needs and the needs of your flock.

We are committed to working with other AI centres and interested organisations in developing and adhering to operating procedures, which address the welfare needs of sheep undergoing Lap AI, embryo collection and transfer.


  • Laparoscopic Artificial Insemination (Lap AI)
  • Embryo collection and transfer or freezing
  • Semen collection and freezing
  • Ram fertility evaluation
  • Semen storage
  • Ram vasectomy
  • Pregnancy scanning

South West Sheep Breeding Services also offers a referral service to other veterinary practices for ram fertility examinations.

Please download our information pack for full details of our services: SWSBS Information Pack

We welcome enquiries from all sheep breeders, whether established flocks or just starting out.

Please contact one of the team at South Molton on 01769 610000 or email enquiries to:

The Team