n Journal of the South African Veterinary Association - Healthy animals : safe products : a healthier community : inaugural address

Volume 69, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1019-9128
  • E-ISSN: 2224-9435


Extracted from text ... Inaugural address - Intreerede Healthy animals: safe products: a healthier community C M Veary a INTRODUCTION Homo sapiens and the ancestors of our domestic animals were recognisable some 2 million years ago and by 500 000 BC there was planned hunting of animals - as evidenced by archaeological findings. By 5 000 BC the world had arrived at the age of settled agriculture and with it domesti-cation of sheep, cattle and pigs. The present agricultural economy is based on cereal crops and in South Africa mainly animals that eat grass, rather than the deer-pig based economics on which mankind ..

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