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In Vivo production of Embryos

IVA is fully equipped to do either on-farm or in-centre flushing and processing of cattle embryos (conventional technique).

In Vitro production of embryos

In Vitro production (IVEP) is the process by which oocytes that are harvested from a cow by using the Ovum Pickup technique…

Cryopreservation of embryos

Embryos can be transferred directly after culture or flushing, while the excess embryos can be frozen and stored…

Collecting, evaluating and freezing of semen (Bovine)

The In Vitro Africa Centre offers semen collection of bulls. Semen is collected from quarantined animals

Quarantine facilities

Cattle can also be quarantined to export live animals, semen and embryos.

Import and export of embryos

Dr. Neil van Zyl is registered with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as an embryo collection team leader.

Livestock consulting

Farms may benefit from comprehensive livestock consulting by our experienced veterinarians.

Design and development of livestock breeding programmes

Our veterinarians offer their expertise to farmers in the development of their cattle breeding objectives.


In Vitro Africa Embryo and IA Centre,
35 Allenby Street,

Tel No: + (27) 56 817 1146