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.

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.

Animal Health Officer

Operating address: PIRSA Murray Bridge Office
Phone: 0885392113
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