Artificial Breeding Centre Registration - South Australia

Service summary

This licence is required for the operation of an artificial breeding centre. An artificial breeding centre is a business or institution in which artificial breeding procedures are performed on cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or horses.

Artificial breeding procedures means:
(a) veterinary procedures directed at fertilisation of livestock ova by artificial means including

  • artificial insemination;
  • collection of livestock embryos and implantation in other livestock;
  • in vitro fertilisation;

(b) collecting, processing, handling, storing or distributing livestock semen, ova or embryos for the purposes of such procedures.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


The term of Registration of an Artificial Breeding Centre is until 30 June in the third year after its grant; Renewal of registration is for three years.


Various; contact the agency direct for further information.

Additional information

Contact the agency direct for application forms

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Biosecurity & Standards
Livestock Group

Act(s) name

Livestock Act 1997 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Regulations 1998 (South Australia)

Contact details

Animal Health Officer

Operating address:
PIRSA Murray Bridge Office



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