Artificial Insemination company of both the Beef and Dairy herd. As well as supplying Dairy and Beef semen to Ireland and abroad, Dovea Genetics also provide an AI Technician Service, DIY AI Training, a Nationwide Liquid Nitrogen Service, AI Equipment and Export Sales.

Company Name
Dovea Genetics


Kill Killahara, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, E41 FH28

Service Provider

Allyson English VAE Consultancy Ltd

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“We found the whole programme very enlightening and to have an outside perspective of the day to day running of the business and to highlight areas that we as a team took for granted every day”.

Lean Start Project Objectives
  1. Streamline production processes
  2. Reduce wastes
  3. Increase efficiencies
  4. Reporting and analysing results
Key Challenges
  1. Reducing wastes both internally and externally, which proved difficult in some areas due to the complexities and nature of the business.
Key Changes
  1. Easy identification of underlying issues within production.
  2. Increased efficiency through simple tasks such as labelling up work areas and identifying stock levels.
  3. Standardisation of workflow and team engagement has helped greatly.
  1. Established a better workflow which has identified key processes and the wastes that can surround these.
  2. Team involvement for problem solving.
  3. An overall improved awareness of the business needs.
  4. Total savings per year of €75K