Student achievement

Tanja Calitz received this year’s bronze medal from the South African Society for Animal Science for her  MScAgric research. The title of her thesis was “The effect of Acid Buf and combinations of Acid Buf and sodium bicarbonate in dairy cow diets on production response and rumen parameters.” Her supervisor was Prof CW Cruywagen.  In 2010 Tanja also received the Rector's Award for outstanding academic performance. She is currently a PhD (Agric) student in the Department of Animal Sciences.


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Students and Personnel in Animal Science at Stellenbosch University excels

The Koos van der Merwe – AFMA Student Prize is awarded to the best final year graduate student in Animal Science. Magdel Nel was awarded the 2009 price at the AFMA Annual Symposium on 6 October 2010.


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