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    Projects of the Veterinary Science Library : African Goats
   
 

    Goats

Information on goats and goat production systems in Africa

  (With permission from Prof E.F. Donkin)
  Parastatal and University Goat Research and Development Facilities

 

Province Facility /Institute Current Activities Contact person/persons
Northern University of Venda Farm systems research A E Nesamvuni
Department of Animal Science
University of Venda
P/Bag X 5050
THOHOYANDOU
0950
  University of the North Farming systems research

Socio economic aspects

Potential of agro forestry – shrubs and tree legumes

L R Ndlovu
Department of Animal Production
Faculty of Agriculture
Private Bag X 1106
SOVENGA
0727

Ndlovul@unin.unorth.ac.za

Gauteng University of Pretoria

Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences

Physiological, Nutritional and Socio-economic research Prof P B Cronje / Prof. N H Casey
Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences
University of Pretoria
PRETORIA
0002

pbcronje@postino.up.ac.za

  University of Pretoria , Faculty of Veterinary Science, Animal Production and Ethology

(Work started at the Department of Animal Health and Production, Medical University of Southern Africa (Medunsa) and transferred to the University of Pretoria.

Crossbreeding Indigenous goats with Saanen

Cost effective rations for milk goats

Resistance to heartwater

Tick tolerance

Anatomy and physiology of indigenous goats

Tolerance of high fluoride levels

Out-of-season breeding

Etc.

Prof. E. F. Donkin
Faculty of Veterinary Science,
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X04
Onderstepoort
0110

Telephone: +27-12-5298363
Fax: +27-12-5298396
ned.donkin@up.ac.za

 

  University of Pretoria

Faculty of Veterinary Science – Department of Theriogenology

Dept of Production Animal and Community Health

Assisted Reproduction – AI, MOET, IVF Prof. Johan Terblanche / Dr Eben du Preez
Private Bag X04
Onderstepoort
0110

Jterblan@op.up.ac.za

Edupreez@op.up.ac.za

  ARC Animal Improvement Institute Recording and performance evaluation of small stock

Characterization of indigenous goats

Conservation

Assisted reproduction technology

Exportation of genetic material

 

Graham Hallowell /
Antoinette Kotze /
Cobus Fourie /
Jean Rust /
Dr F de Villiers /
Private Bag X2
IRENE
0062
  ARC Animal and Products Institute

 

Products research – skins, meat, milk products

Commercialization of goats

Merida Smuts
Private Bag X2
IRENE
0062

Merida@iapi.agric.za

  ARC – Onderstepoort veterinary Institute Development of herd health protocols and systems; Small farm systems research and development; helminths. Jenny Turton / Mary Lou Penrith / Adriano Vatta
Private Bag X05
Onderstepoort 0110
Tel +27-12-5299154

Jenny@moon.ovi.ac.za

Adriano@moon.ovi.ac.za

 

  ARC – Range and forage Institute Farmers for Africa support system – farms systems research – sheep and goats for small farming development

Feeding systems

Dr Derrick Swart
Jan Meyer

 

Mpumalanga Loskop South Genetic resource center – ARC Animal Production Institute Farm systems research

Indigenous goat gene pool

Ephrahim Matjuda
Irene Animal Improvement Institute
Private Bag X2
IRENE
0062
KwaZulu Natal University of Zululand Farm systems research

Indigenous goats

Prof E Collins Lusweti
University of Zululand
Privare Bag X 1001
KWA DLANGEZWA
3886

ecollins@pan.uzulu.ac.za

  University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg Nutrition research Steven Slippers
School of Agricultural Sciences and Agribusiness
University of Natal
P/Bag X 01
Scottsville
3209

slippers@nu.ac.za

Western Cape University of Stellenbosch Nutrition of Milk goats

Boer goat research

J D Thornton / Prof. S J Schoeman
Dept of Animal Science
University of Stellenbosch
STELLENBOSCH
7600
Free State University of the Orange Free State Assisted reproduction research

Breeding and evaluation plans

Prof. Johan Greyling / Prof. Gert Erasmus
Department of Animal Science
UOFS
P O Box 339
BLOEMFONTEIN 9300

hester@landbou.uovs.ac.za

Eastern Cape University of Fort Hare Grazing and selection patterns

Farm systems research

Comparisons of communal and commercial goat farming systems

Prof. Jan Raats
Department of Livestock and Pasture Science
Fax: 040 6531730

raats@ufhu.ufh.ac.za

  Institute for Leather Research

Rhodes University

Research into processing and product development Dr Clive Jackson-Moss
International School for Tanning Technology
P O Box 2085
GRAHAMSTOWN 6140

Michael Ginn
LRI
P O Box 185
GRAHAMSTOWN
6140

Eastern Cape CSIR Division of Textile technology Fibre research

Angora

Cashmere

Albie L Braun
CSIR TEXTEC
P O Box 1124
PORT ELIZABETH
6000

abraun@csir.co.za

Western Cape University of Stellenbosch Goat AI and MOET

 

Dr Danie Barry
Department of Human and Animal Physiology
University of Stellenbosch
STELLENBOSCH
7600

Northern Cape Grootfontein Agricultural college Angora goat R&D

AI and MOET

Dr M A Snyman
Grootfontein ADI
P/Bag X 529
MIDDELBURG
5900

Dier6@karoo1.agric.za

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