The 60 year success story

2020

  • 60 Years Swissgenetics

2016 – 2019

  • Expansion of the Production Site
    in Mülligen  
  • 250 Sires on Site 
  • 682kW Photovoltaic System

2015

  • New Building of the Breeding Station Langnau b. Reiden  
  • This station is raising 160 Bulls 
  • 420kW Photovoltaic System 

2014

  • First Sexed Semen Doses from our own Separation Laboratory in Mülligen 

2010

  • In December, Swissgenetics invites 
    to celebrate its 50th anniversary at the animal exhibition in
    the VIANCO-Arena.
  • 100 offsprings are showed and three champions 
    young cows are be selected.
  • EXPO Swissgenetics is fixed to take place annually.

2009

  • The export volume exceeds by twice the imports. 
  • Every third domestic semen dose is exported.
  • Swissgenetics bull SAVARD is the most widely used Red Holstein bull worldwide 

2004

  • The export business is integrated into the cooperative association and the new entity is renamed Swissgenetics 
  • Start of the worldwide cooperation with SEMEX (Canada)

2000

  • The association assumes sole operational responsibility (previously with breeding organizations) for the procurement of genetics 

1995

  • The new Animal Breeding Regulation comes into force on 1 July
  • This allows other organisations to obtain a licence for the AI 
  • The monopoly is thus abolished 

1974

  • Breeding Station’s Opening in Langnau b. Reiden

1970

  • The third insemination station, in Bütschwil, is commissioned 
  • First export of semen in larger quantities 

1967

  • The station in Ins - today used as an embryo transfer station - goes into operation 

1966

  • The freezing process is introduced
  • Freezing technology represents a revolution for livestock farming, in which the effect is even more significant than the introduction of AI itself

1964

  • The second insemination stationlocated in Mülligen, Is commissionned
  • The performance test and the offspring test are introduced

1960

  • Foundation of the Swiss Association for Artificial Insemination on 23.12.1960