Inseminations is a Privately Owned Family Company, Established
by Ian Parkinson in 1976. From the outset we have specialised
in Artificial Breeding and with increased diversity over the years
Bovine now offers a complete range of Herd Improvement Services.
of July 1st 1999 Bovine Inseminations implemented a major long
term initiative in Sponsoring Rural Primary Schools (38 Schools)
by pledging a % of our annual turnover in Sponsorship to Rural
Primary School within our service area.
highly Trained and Dedicated Staff have a long term
commitment to providing the best service possible to all our farmer
clients. Our Staff carry out the following services promptly,
efficiently and professionally.
SERVICE IS THE KEY
Professional Insemination Service - This service (our original)
now covers in excess of 30,000 inseminations annually. We provide
a team of highly experienced technicians who are constantly striving
for better results. A feature of this service is a twice daily
farm visit available from 15th October to 30th November.
Herd Recording Service - This service has been operating since
1987. Today we Herd Test approximately 250 Local dairy herds.
We also process Herd Test data for approximately 80 Tasmanian
Dairy Herds. We use AusHerd Herd Recording Software, which Bovine
part owns. All types of testing are offered within this service.
Dairy Chemical Service - In 1990 Bovine started exclusively marketing
Campbell Bros. - Dairy Power Chemical range. Today we are Australias
largest distributor for Campbell Bros. Dairy detergents and offer
a Complete Delivery & Back-up Service.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Evaluation Service - This service has been operating since 1986.
It is completely independent of any Semen Supplier and offers
unbiased corrective mating advice using experienced Cow Evaluators
and Breeding Advisers.
Calf Hutch - In 1997 Bovine developed and introduced an Australian
made moulded poly Calf Hutch. They are lightweight, durable and
easy to clean. Ideal for isolating sick calves.
Delivery Service - This is one of Bovines original services. It
is a free service to farmers who inseminate their own cows. A
full compliment of Semen, AB Supplies, Heat detection aids etc..are
readily available for delivery.
Sales - Complimentary Sire Listings and additional Breeding information
is available for current Australian & Imported Proven Sires.
Season Specials are regularly offered on popular Proven
- On farm software. In 1999 Bovine became a part owner in PCfarm.
PCfarm enables farmers to download Herd Test data and enter all
their cow specific information into their personal PCs.
Identification Service - In 2000 Bovine purchased software &
hardware developed by On-Farm Electronics as a part of a DNRE
trial for Electronic ID at Herd Test. With the trial now completed,
this service is available to all Herd Testing clients.
Testing Service - Via Herd Test milk samples with Back-up from
Manual Preg testing service.
Branding Service - Vital for accurate record keeping & Herd
Dehorning Service - Carried out at a few weeks of age, preventing
THE BITTERNESS OF POOR QUALITY REMAINS LONG
AFTER THE SWEETNESS OF LOW PRICE HAS BEEN FORGOTTEN