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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)

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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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NOTICE BOARD

Welcome to the new upgraded and mobile friendly website of SASAS.

It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of Prof Voster Muchenje of the University of Fort Hare on Wednesday, 3 July 2019. Voster was a member of the SASAS Council and Editor of the SA Journal of Animal Science for a couple of years and his inputs will be missed. The SASAS Council wish to convey its heartfelt condolences to his family and the university.

*  Congratulations to our newly elected President, Prof Norman Maiwashe, and Vice President, Dr Trevor Dugmore.  The list of directors is available under Contact us.

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 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.

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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