skip to Main Content
Join SASAS Renew membership

"Experientia docet" - Experience is the best teacher

Angora Goats Jansenville J Van Ryssen

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.

Find out more


Welcome to the SASAS website.
For more information on the SASAS Congress, go to

*Second call for abstracts for the 52nd SASAS Congress which will take place virtually from 10–12 August 2021. Closing date moved to Monday, 17 May 2021.
*The 52nd SASAS Congress will take place virtually from 10–12 August 2021 under the theme: “Communication of animal science: Is it reliable? Is it relevant? Is it responsible?”   All interested parties are invited to submit  abstracts of relevant research results for consideration. Closing date: 30 April  Monday, 17 May 2021. 

*SASAS Medal Awards: The closing date for nominations for the awards is 31 May 2021. Guidelines and nomination forms are available in the member’s section under Information and documentation.

*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.

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.

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

Find out more
Back To Top