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

The September issue of the Communique is now available in the member’s section.

The final version of the 51st SASAS Congress Book of Abstracts is now available online.

*   The questions and answers for the 2019 Student Quiz are now available under Blog articles

*  The President’s Report for 2019 is now available in the member’s section of the website.

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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