This invention relates to the use of free L-proline in the preparation of a supplement, and to a supplement so prepared, as well as a method using such a supplement for supplementing the concentration of cellular free L-proline in abalone and for restricting the dehydration of abalone. The...

Currently, the ARC have three commercial cultivars, Ratel, Steenbok and Tredou.  Ratel consists of a medium growth period whereas Steenbok consists of a short growth period with good drought tolerance making it suitable for areas with a dry climate. Tredou is the newest addition to the ARC cultivar...

To share lessons, experiences, methods, tools, and technologies to support continental agricultural development; creating an enabling environment for collaboration. It is envisaged that the event/session will allow for the creation of a consortium on agriculture development which could include...

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The Poultry Farmers Management System Platform  (SaveTheChicken App) combines AI, big data and big data analytics into predictive models that function in real-time by facilitating accurate, rapid detection and diagnosis of poultry diseases. The App accessed via a smartphone allows responses to be...

The research on mushrooms is aimed at obtaining information around the medicinal properties of mushrooms and how it can be used for both animals and humans. We are currently working on animal feed as an alternative food source to their normal food. Since the mushrooms have medicinal properties, it...

Omega Canine emulsion combines the benefits of omega-3, Carotene and vitamin e for the benefit of man’s best friend. This product has been approved by the RSA Department of Agriculture, forestry and fisheries and has a number of approvals. omega Canine emulsion has also been approved in Canada. The...

The project aims to develop, optimise & demonstrate integrated microalgae cultivation in conjunction with aquaponics and/or hydroponics in an environmentally friendly, renewable and sustainable process.

Aquaculture Feed from Microalgae: Fish Food That Isn’t Fishy

Commercial aquaculture represents the fastest-growing food production industry in the world. Traditional fishmeal used in aquaculture is expensive, in limited supply and drives up commercial costs. Microalgal biomass contains all the...

VivoCare: Safe Fat Chickens

The use of antibiotic growth promotors (AGPs) in poultry and other livestock farming has become increasingly restricted, and banned in a number of countries, this is in response to the risk of antibiotic overuse creating the right pressure for superbugs to arise. While...

Abattoir Waste Collection and Treatment: Larvae Dispose of Waste

Khepri Innovation has designed an insect-based bio-conversion unit used for waste disposal in abattoir and food production settings. Our units are modular and robust they make use of black soldier fly larvae to break down food and...