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July 19, 2021
How do livestock dams recognise their offspring?

DID YOU KNOW?
How do livestock dams recognise their offspring?

We asked Erin Graham, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and masters candidate at the University of Pretoria, for the answer.

A big thank you to Plaas Media for the video!

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July 19, 2021
How do male livestock find a mate?

DID YOU KNOW?
How do male livestock find a mate?

We asked Amelia du Preez, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and technical advisor at Devenish, for the answer.

Thank you Plaas Media for the video!

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July 19, 2021
What makes Sanga cattle an important animal genetic resource for South Africa?

What makes Sanga cattle an important animal genetic resource for South Africa?

We asked Simon Lashmar, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pretoria for the answer.

A big thank you to Plaas Media for the video!

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July 19, 2021
Is there a difference between Holstein, Jersey, and Ayrshire milk?

DID YOU KNOW?
Is there a difference between Holstein, Jersey, and Ayrshire milk?

We asked Michelle de Lange, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and editor of The Dairy Mail, for the answer.

A big thank you to Plaas Media for the video!

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July 19, 2021
What is the difference between artificial insemination and embryo transfer?

DID YOU KNOW?
What is the difference between artificial insemination and embryo transfer?

We asked Dr Ayanda Maqhashu, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and reproduction physiology lecturer at the University of Pretoria, for the answer.

Thank you Plaas Media for the video!

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July 19, 2021
Which livestock animal was the first to be domesticated?

DID YOU KNOW?
Which livestock animal was the first to be domesticated?

We asked Jason Reding, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and geneticist at SA Stud Book / SA Stamboek, for the answer.

Thank you so much to Plaas Media for creating the video!

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July 19, 2021
Introduction to the 52nd SASAS congress

The SASAS Northern Branch is proud to host the 52nd SASAS congress from 10–12 August 2021. What do we have to offer over these three days you ask? Well, nine renowned keynote speakers, a number of parallel sessions each with an invited speaker and three successful abstract applicants, the option to join us virtually or in-person, a Students Quiz, an Awards ceremony, an electronic poster book, and an interactive website boasting extra videos, Q&A areas, and virtual tours.

We spoke to Robyn Scheepers Joubert, chairman of SASAS Northern Branch committee and marketing manager at Chemunique, on the importance of this congress.

Get your tickets now! To register, please visit www.sasascongress.co.za.

A big thank you to Plaas Media for the making of this video.

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July 19, 2021
Does the colour of egg yolk determine the egg's nutritional value?

DID YOU KNOW?
Does the colour of egg yolk determine the egg's nutritional value?

We asked Enrike Maree, a member of the South African Society for Animal Science Northern Branch committee and monogastric technical consultant at Meadow Feeds, for the answer.

A big thank you to Plaas Media for the video!

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July 12, 2021
What is SASAS?

The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) was founded on 28 April 1961.
But what is SASAS and what is its focus? Why is it important to be part of it? We asked some of the former SASAS presidents what the importance of SASAS is.
A big thank you to Plaas Media for compiling the video!
We would like to thank the following SASAS presidents for contributing to this video. In order of appearance:
Prof. Edward Webb (2008-2013)
Prof. Este van Marle-Köster (2017-2019)
Dr Heinz Meissner (1994-1996)
Prof. Norman Casey (1998-2000)
Prof. Norman Maiwashe (2019-2021)

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