MultiGen Reproductive Solutions is locally owned and operated by Stan Carnes, DVM. The facility represents Dr. Carnes’ vision of offering “Complete Veterinary Care for Cattle”. Stan grew up on a beef cattle farm in central Kentucky. Stan’s farming background fueled his interest in cattle production which culminated his desire to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.
His vision is to provide an environment small enough to care yet large enough to offer cutting edge services. At MultiGen we work hard to provide excellent customer service as well as cattle care. We listen to your wants and needs, thoroughly evaluate your cattle and program, then tailor the services to move your operation in the direction you choose. All our staff members have a strong agricultural background and take great pride in taking care of your animals. “Tell us where you want to go and we will help you get there.
Stan Carnes, DVM, Owner
Stan is a native of Central Kentucky where he grew up on a beef cattle and tobacco farm. His farming background fueled his passion for cattle production which culminated in his desire to pursuit a career in veterinary medicine. After his undergraduate studies, Stan attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with highest honors in the year 2000.
After veterinary school, Stan practiced in general veterinary medicine for six years. In 2006, Stan left general practice to pursuit a specialized practice in advanced reproduction management in cattle. These experiences lead to the creation of MultiGen Reproductive Solutions. MultiGen is a unique veterinary practice offering cutting edge advanced reproductive medicine and surgery in cattle to the producers of Kentucky and surrounding states. The company presently offers complete embryo transfer services including in vitro embryo production; reproductive and carcass ultrasound; custom semen collection, processing, freezing, and storage; as well as consultation, management, and treatment of beef and dairy cattle.
Dr. Carnes is certified by the American Embryo Transfer Association (AETA), the International Embryo Transfer Society (IETS) and is approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the European Union (EU) to produce embryos for both domestic use and international shipment. Dr. Carnes is also a member of the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) and Certified Semen Services, Inc. (CSS) and can produce semen for international export.
Stan has a beautiful wife, Heidi, and they have four equally beautiful children; Madison, Will, Jack Henry, and John Scott. If you can't find Stan behind a cow somewhere, he will be at home enjoying time with his family.
Brett Flach, Donor Management
Brett was born and raised in Central Illinois on a small farm outside of Decatur. He grew up helping his dad farm and showing livestock. His love of livestock led him to Lake Land College where he was a member of the livestock judging team and earned a degree in Animal Production.
After he finished school he worked for a grain elevator in central Illinois, before pursuing a career in the cattle industry. Brett found a job in Central Kentucky and moved his family to begin working as a herdsman for Anderson Circle Farm. Brett spent 12 years in this position. In 2013, Brett began his position at MultiGen Reproductive Solutions, and serves as the donor manager and lead technician. Brett’s experience in production agriculture is a valuable asset. His knowledge of the purebred business is a powerful tool to help MultiGen’s clients move their programs forward. He understands and has experienced the needs of producers in genotypic and phenotypic production schemes. He understands the needs of producers getting ready for their first production sale or show.
Brett is married to Lynn and has 3 children; Taylor, Bryce, and Blain. Brett likes to spend his spare time showing cattle with his children, watching sports, or spending time with Lynn and the kids.
Taylor Robb, Office Manager
Taylor was born in central Illinois and raised in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. She grew up on a cattle farm where she spent summers showing Angus cattle and pigs. Taylor was an active member of her local FFA and the Kentucky Junior Angus Association. Taylor attended Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois where she received an Associate’s degree in agriculture. Upon graduating from Lake Land College she went to Southern Illinois University College where she pursued an Agriculture Business degree. Taylor graduated in May of 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Ag Business with a minor in communications.
After graduating from SIU Taylor began her career as the office manager here at MultiGen. Taylor is responsible for all accounts receivable and accounts payable. She schedules appointments and manages the calendar. She keeps track of physical inventory as well as semen and embryo inventory. She coordinates shipments in and out of MultiGen, as well as export shipments. She also assists in all marketing and promotion.
After graduating college Taylor married Eric. Taylor enjoys spending time with Eric outside of work, going to cattle and pig shows to watch her little brothers Bryce and Blain, and playing with their dog Jaxi.
Eric Robb, Bull Management
Eric was born and raised in a small town in Central Illinois. He grew up on a hog operation where he helped his dad raise and finish hogs. In the summers, he enjoyed showing pigs as well as cattle. Eric was an active member of his local 4-H as well as the CPS association. After graduating high school Eric attended Lake Land College where he got an Associate’s degree in Agriculture. After graduating from Lake Land Eric transferred to Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he began his degree in Agriculture Business. While in college Eric worked at UPS and Prairie State Semen Services a boar stud. In addition to that Eric was also the president of FarmHouse Fraternity. In May of 2014 Eric graduated college with an Ag Business degree and a minor in Animal Science.
Upon graduating Eric began working at MultiGen. He joined MultiGen as a bull barn manager. Eric’s job is to collect and care for bulls housed here at MultiGen. His experience with working at a boar stud in college has helped his transition to caring for bulls here at MultiGen. He straws and freezes all the semen as well as maintains all of the tanks we use. In addition to caring for bulls, Eric also helps with everyday duties around the clinic. He helps work cows, feed cows, give shots, and any equipment maintenance we may need.
Eric married Taylor after finishing college at Southern Illinois. He enjoys spending time at cow and pig shows. Going back to Illinois to spend time with his family. Raising show pigs and playing with his and Taylor’s dog Jaxi.
Caleb Clark, Herdsman
Caleb was born and raised in Lebanon Kentucky on a dairy operation. He grew up milking cows and helping do any farm work necessary. He attended Eastern Kentucky University and graduated in 2015. While at Eastern Kentucky University he would go help out at their dairy farm during the week, and go home to work at his dairy on the weekends.
Upon graduating EKU Caleb began working at MultiGen. He is currently a herdsman at our facility. His job includes assisting in the care for donors and bulls. Making sure the pens are cleaned out and freshly bedded. Feeding grain, hay, and maintaining mineral in all fields. Caring for our chute areas as well as any maintenance that may be needed around the farm.