SWSBS, established in 1989 by Mike Glover MA VetMB CertSHP MRCVS, delivers a comprehensive range of high-quality services for pedigree sheep breeders across the south west.
2019 sees the celebration of SWSBS’ 30th birthday! The longevity of this dedicated division of Torch Farm Vets is testament to the wealth of related experience and expertise to be found on the team. Mike remains at the forefront of SWSBS operations in conjunction with vet Guto Wynne, and they are supported by technicians Kate South and Jemma Grant.
Backed by excellent surgical, laboratory and storage facilities that allow the delivery of a broad range of artificial breeding services, SWSBS remains committed to the provision of an efficient, competitive service that offers the latest in veterinary advances – regardless of the size of your flock.
Embryo collection, transfer and freezing
Semen collection and freezing (centre only)
Ram fertility evaluation
Bull fertility evaluation (on farm only)
Operating facilities to allow surgical procedures such as embryo collection and AI
Laboratory area for processing embryos and semen
Storage for embryos and semen for MV accredited flocks
Sheep handling facilities for training and collecting semen from rams
Secure indoor pens for rams
It is our aim to work as part of your team of advisors to ensure good quality healthcare that is value for money.
A leading light in farm veterinary care
Utilising a wealth of experience within our team, we provide our farming community with the support, advice and clinical expertise required to drive efficiency and profitability on their farm