The best student nutrition poster

Congratulations to poultry intern, Kyle Venter, from the team at Chemuniqué! The AFMA Technical Committee has selected his nutrition poster, entitled: “The in vitro analysis of acid-binding capacity of South African feed ingredients for broiler chickens and possible effects on performance”, as the best Student Nutrition Poster for 2019. Recognising excellence in animal nutrition The…

Call for nominations: Professor Rob Gous Scholarship 2020

To commemorate the contribution of Professor Rob Gous to animal nutrition, and more specifically poultry nutrition in South Africa, the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) annually awards the Professor Rob Gous Scholarship. This scholarship is funded by Chemuniqué (Pty) Ltd. Scholarship details We invite all tertiary training institutions in South Africa to nominate a student(s)…

The 72nd AFMA AGM

The 72nd annual AFMA AGM was held at the Arabella Hotel and Spa in Kleinmond, Western Cape on 13 September. The audience of more than 100 members of the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) members, leaders from industry organisations, academia, and government officials were told that agricultural qualifications and competencies must be aligned if the…

Chemuniqué directors shine at annual AFMA awards

The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association of South Africa (AFMA) is the official industry representative body of the local feed industry. Their annual AGM is a highlight on the industry calendar, and this year it was all about the Chemuniqué directors! Technical director Dr Peter Plumstead received the Barney van Niekerk/AFMA Technical Person of the Year…

Improving agriculture, one student at a time

From 1–5 July this year, the first Chemuniqué Student Programme was hosted by Chemuniqué, in partnership with Zoetis, under the theme of “Improving African agriculture, one student at a time”. This programme is aimed at addressing the gap between recent graduates and the animal science industry, and to help students transition smoothly into the industry….

Poultry scientists in action at the PSA Annual Meeting

PSA Annual Meeting

At Chemuniqué, we are proud to use global knowledge, strengthened by local research and expertise, to produce feed for food for the future. Catch our team in action at this year’s Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting in Montréal, Canada. Both Dr Peter Plumstead and Micaela Sinclair-Black will present at the Symposium: Recent Advances in…