| Service on boards and committees
Prof CW Cruywagen: member of the International Relations Committee of the American Dairy Sciences Association; sits on the MPO Management, Western Cape.
Prof LC Hoffman:chairperson of workgroup 13 ‘ Ratite” of the World’s Poultry Science Association; executive committee member and life member of Southern African Wildlife Management Association; South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST); Member of the South African Society of Animal Science
Prof K Dzama: member of the International Foundation for Science (Sweden) research advisory panel; the Convenor for the South African Breeding and Genetics Forum, member of the South African Red Meat Research Development Technical committee (SWG) and member of the Eastern Cape Pig Restocking Committee.
Dr H Lambrechts: secretary of the Western Cape branch of the South African Society for Animal Science; serves on the Ostrich Research Advisory Committee, Western Cape Department of Agriculture.
WFJ van de Vyver: guardian ofASA; serves on the Development Committee and the Academic Programme Committee of the Faculty of AgriSciences; serves on the NWGA’s Small Stock Liaison Committee.
The Department of Animal Sciences was actively involved in farmers’ days and study groups, where staff members presented talks.