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….

Sharing knowledge to go further together

The Ruminant Gut Efficiency Conference co-hosted by Chemuniqué and Biomin on 15 May was a first of its kind. Over 100 nutritionists, veterinarians, animal producers, and researchers came together at Glenburn Lodge in Muldersdrift for a one-day conference on ruminant gut efficiency. A healthy gut is essential to maintain feed efficiency and growth rate for…

Meeting the needs of tomorrow

Veterinarians play a critical role in animal health and well-being and are part of the key decision-making process within any production unit. The young students currently enrolled at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria (Onderstepoort) are the future of our large animal veterinary practices, and it is these inspiring individuals that…

Breaking new ground

chemuniqué team ground breaking

On Wednesday 15 January, after nine months of dreaming, drawing, and planning with Empowered Spaces Architects, Chemuniqué’s managing director, Terry Wiggill, gave the official go-ahead to the team at Bantry Construction Services to start building on the company’s new premises at Lanseria Corporate Estate. “Located within this prime location, the contemporary and distinctive design of…

Chemuniqué enzyme laboratory excels in large scale global enzyme analysis ring-test

The Chemuniqué enzyme laboratory recently took part in a global ring test conducted by Du Pont with nine of the leading global enzyme laboratories. The Annual Ring Test is used to assess the alignment between DuPont laboratories and External Contract laboratories for the Phytase and Xylanase determination methods. The Phytase and Xylanase activity is tested…