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:
- veterinary procedures directed at fertilisation of livestock ova by artificial means including artificial insemination, collection of livestock embryos and implantation in other livestock, and in vitro fertilisation
- collecting, processing, handling, storing or distributing livestock semen, ova or embryos for the purposes of such procedures.