Registration to Perform Artificial Breeding Procedure - South Australia


Persons intending to perform artificial breeding procedures on livestock (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, horses) must be registered.

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.

Registered veterinary surgeons, who work in a licensed artificial breeding centre, do not require registration.

Service type


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


The term of a Registration to Perform Artificial Breeding Procedures 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.

Act(s) name

Livestock Act 1997 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Regulations 1998 South Australia

Additional information

Contact the agency direct for application forms.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA

Biosecurity & Standards

Livestock Group

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Animal Health Adviser

Operating address: State Flora
Bremer Road
Murray Bridge SA 5253
Mailing address: PO Box 469
Murray Bridge SA 5253
Phone: 0885392112
Website: (Opens in new window)