South West Sheep Breeding Services2020-01-28T16:06:27+00:00

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High quality breeding services for pedigree
sheep breeders across the South West

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.

Our services:

  • Embryo collection, transfer and freezing

  • Artificial insemination

  • Semen collection and freezing (centre only)

  • Ram fertility evaluation

  • Semen storage

  • Ram vasectomy

Our facilities:

  • 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.

Independent vets, dedicated 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