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.
Welcome to the SASAS website.
For more information on the SASAS Congress, go to www.sasascongress.co.za
*SA Journal of Animal Science
The Clarivate (formerly ISI) Impact Factor for SAJAS has increased by almost 25 % over the past year from 0.847 in the previous year to 1.055. The SAJAS now ranks 45th out of 63 journals in Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science.
*Obituary for Prof. Izak Bartholomeus Groenewald. Prof Groenewald passed away on 16 June 2021.
*Obituary for Prof Jan Hendrik Hofmeyer
Prof Hofmeyer, SASAS President from 1988 to 1990, passed away on 7 June 2021.
*Membership fees for 2021: Full member From 1 April – R950.00. Student members – R150.00. Members who have paid the early bird fee and received a coupon code, can use the code to finalise their renewal / registration for 2021.
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.
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.