Artificial breeding & reproduction
Apiam Genetics Services
Apiam Genetic Services encompases a wealth of experience in the areas of artificial breeding technology, semen services, livestock identification systems and computer software packages.
Pork Storks Australia
Quality semen direct from centre to farm
Pork Storks Australia is the leader in pig semen processing and delivery systems in Australia. Established in 2004, Pork Storks Australia operate state-of-the-art semen processing facilities in Australia.
Pork Storks Australia was established to provide Australian pig producers similar levels of technologies to those that are available in the USA and Europe in assisted reproduction. The Pork Storks system has been specifically designed to minimise those risk factors that are known to reduce fertility, as well as optimise technologies that are known to improve boar fertility and semen integrity.
Servicing Gene Transfer Centres located in Victoria and Queensland, Pork Storks operate a network of temperature-controlled vehicles that deliver high quality semen direct from the centres to farm gate in the pig breeding regions of Australia.
Pork Storks Australia exclusively provides services for leading genetics company PIC Australia.
Quipolly Equine Centre
Australia’s latest equine reproductive centre
Quipolly Equine Centre is Australia’s latest Equine Reproductive Centre to be custom built and opened for business in November, 2010. Located at Quirindi on the Liverpool Plains, Quipolly is the centre of the largest equine region Australia bordered by Tamworth to the north and Scone to the south.
Scone is known as ‘The Horse Capital of Australia’ and is the second-largest horse breeding area in the world after Kentucky in the United States. This region boasts the largest breed Societies in Australia; The Australian Stock Horse Society, The Australian Quarter Horse Association, The Australian Bushman’s Campdrafting and Rodeo Association and the National Cutting Horse Association.
Situated on 280 acres the Centre is a dedicated breeding facility where mares are artificially inseminated with cool shipped or frozen semen, embryo’s are retrieved and transferred from performance mares, stallions are housed for semen collections and transport around Australia or frozen for future use. The centre has facilities that not only include paddocks and runs for the horses, but laboratories for handling and storing semen, embryos or oocyte’s (horse eggs). These facilities allow Quipolly Equine Centre to be a specialised centre in all areas of assisted breeding techniques and stallion management. The breeding season typically commences in August and continues until March the next year.