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Quality feed: The Voermol stamp of approval

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Quality control plays a pivotal role in the production of safe livestock feed. In this regard, Voermol Feeds adheres...

Workshop for unity against antimicrobial resistance

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes The Animal Feed Manufacturer’s Association (AFMA) and the South African Animal Health Association (SAAHA) held an antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

The crucial function of trace minerals in cattle

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Balanced trace mineral supplementation plays a key role in livestock nutritional plans and beef cattle health programmes. A deficiency...

The connection between grain markets and feed prices

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Grain is definitely the biggest source of energy in feed and that the cost of grain influences the cost...

SASAS Northern Branch hosts successful student industry day

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) Northern Branch recently hosted its annual student industry day. And what...

AFMA board elects new chair and vice-chair

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The board of directors of the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association, AFMA, has elected its new chairperson and vice-chairperson during...

The role of feed-grade amino acids in the bioeconomy: Contribution from...

A sustainable and circular bioeconomy is an option for a better future (Sturm and Banse, 2021; Chavarria et al., 2020; Fritsche et al., 2020)....

AFMA Intervarsity Writer’s Cup 2023: Winner round 3/own research

The effect of ionophone use and essential oil compounds in calf diets on animal growth and the prevalence of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli Estimated reading...

Liesl Breytenbach to head AFMA

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA), continuously strives to support its members by ensuring that its strategic focus areas...

AFMA Forum 2023 focusses on the fourth agricultural revolution

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association of South Africa (AFMA) is the official industry representative body of the South African...