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Livestock genetics for improved efficiency and productivity

Advanced technology will feed the world, not emotions

Production advice based on proven facts

Cow-calf efficiency for sustainable beef production systems

Welcome to the South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS)

What Is Animal Science?

Animal production is one of the major sectors in South African agriculture and contributes substantially to the economy of the country. Animal science covers most aspects of animal production and animal products.

Find out more about animal science and career and study opportunities.

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Welcome to the SASAS website.

*SASAS Privacy Policy :
This policy deals with the protection of all personal information in SASAS’ records as required by the POPIA Act of 2013.

*Membership fees for 2022:  Full member  – R1000.00.  Student members – R150.00. Retired members – R50.00. NB. Members can start renewing their membership for 2022 on 1 January next year.

*The SASAS Northern Branch will be hosting their AGM on Thursday 9 December from 8:00-10:00. The AGM will be held online, and a meeting link and agenda will be circulated closer to the time.

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*SASAS AGM 2021 – The reports submitted to the 2021 AGM are available in the member’s section under Meetings and Reports. Only active members.

SASAS Membership

Membership is open to any suitably qualified person locally or internationally involved with animal production whose activities may contribute to the scientific knowledge of animal production or to its application to agriculture.
Everybody must complete the application form on the website to apply for or renew their membership by registering and paying their membership fees with Instant EFT, CREDIT & CHEQUE CARDS AND MASTERPASS on the website.

SASAS Privacy Policy : POPIA – The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013

Continuing Professional Development for Animal Scientists (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an internationally recognised tool which professionals use to maintain and enhance their knowledge and skills.

Institutional Members

Thinking of becoming an Institutional Member of SASAS? Read the benefits of institutional membership

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