Genetics & Reproduction

Vet Services work closely with individual New Zealand breeders and offer a range of effective breeding strategies with the goal to improve animal health and genetic performance.

Sheep

We work closely with individual New Zealand breeders across the East Coast and offer artificial insemination and embryo transfer programmes for the advancement of superior genetics to support your farming operations. 

Our Vets have been involved in some large artificial breeding programmes, and the release of breeds such as the Finnish Landrace, Texel, Awassi and East Friesian. 

Sheep Reproduction Services offered

  • Ram Testing & Semen Collection
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Artificial Insemination

Canine

Vet Services have been offering canine breeding services since the 1980’s. Our artificial breeding programmes started with the New Zealand racing industry and had a strong focus on Greyhounds. Over time the AI services have developed with breeders seeking top genetics in both working dogs and companion pets.

  • Genetic Testing
  • Semen Collection & storage 
  • Artificial Insemination (Vaginal with Fresh Semen, Transcervical + Surgical with fresh or frozen)
  • Ultrasound & X-ray
  • Caesarean 

If you would like to hear more about our canine breeding services please contact Dr Stuart Badger or Dr Annelise Enslin on  

Equine

Our Equine Vets can offer a full range of reproductive services, including 

If you are interested in breeding from your horse this season or want to learn more about artificial insemination please contact Richard McKenzie at our Hastings Clinic. (06) 876 7001.