A modern service with traditional values

It is now over 182 years since Battle, Hayward & Bower Limited first started manufacturing and wholesaling veterinary products in Lincoln. This impressive history has been achieved by a continual process of innovation and evolution to encompass the needs of our customers.

Over 182 years experience…

Established in 1832, Battles continues to be at the forefront of the Animal Health and Equestrian Industry in the UK and overseas.

From its modern headquarters, occupying a 5-acre site in the north of Lincoln, Battles distributes an extensive range of animal health, equestrian and pet care products to distributors and retailers throughout the UK.

Complementing the UK activities is an extensive export business which focuses on the principal own manufacture brands of Battles, Lincoln, Hydrophane, Super Codlivine, Dermoline and Wendals – all of which are fast becoming brand names familiar to livestock owners throughout the world.

With Battles extensive investment in technology, retailers and distributors in the UK can expect an efficient and rapid service in line with modern day requirements, plus the choice of an unprecedented range of products, many of which are exclusive to Battles.

Combining modern technology and tradition, our experienced sales team regularly visit UK retailers providing vital information about new products and promotions, so ensuring a personal approach to business with Battles.

The manufacture of animal health and equestrian products has been a key part of the Battles tradition. Our extensive facilities are registered with the MHRA to produce a wide range of veterinary pharmaceutical products from creams to liquids, powders to emulsions. No process is too complex. Every area of product manufacture is managed by our technical team to ensure the highest standards of manufacturing practice.

Continued investment and development of the manufacturing resource has ensured efficient and cost effective manufacturing techniques and we are able to offer this expertise to companies world-wide. Our contract manufacturing facility operates to the same high standards and offers a full range of services from product development, utilising our in house laboratory, to material sourcing, formulation, manufacture and packaging. With the range of facilities at our disposal no product is too complex and no batch size too large or small.

Battles forward thinking approach to business is designed to offer customers a range of products that are at the forefront of this rapidly changing market.

Our guiding principles of the last 182 years will remain, ensuring a friendly and personal service and enduring commitment to customer service.

“Battles continues to be at the forefront of the Animal Health and Equestrian Industry in the UK and overseas.”

Company Registration No: 00274745

Place of Registration: England & Wales

Registered Office Address: Battle, Hayward & Bower Ltd, Crofton Drive, Allenby Road Industrial Estate, Lincoln, LN3 4NP

VAT number: 890 4485 94


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