Steps involved with mating services for animals.


Step 1:  Livestock Producer contacts the Department's Livestock Unit and sets up an appointment for the proposed time that the
             female animal should get pregnant.

Step 2:  Livestock Producer transports the animal to the Department to obtain Mating Services.

Step 3:  Livestock Producer pays the necessary fees.

Step 4:  Once payment is received, a receipt will be issued.

Step 5:  The animal receives the mating service for a two day period.

Step 6:  Livestock Producer transports the animal back to the farm.

Method of Applying

By Phone; In Person

Department Contact Information

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Paraquita Bay,
Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120

Business Hours:

General Office - Paraquita Bay and Virgin Gorda - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Abattoir - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Airport - 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Email Address:,,,

General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Veterinary Unit  - 1 (284) 468 - 6197
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-9263/6506/6507
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449