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consultant , animal scientist , Education educator

Edward Cottington Webb, South African animal scientist, education educator, consultant. Member of South African Game Farming society, South African Society for Animal Science (vice president since 2006), South African Association for Professional Animal Scientists, South African Hunting and Game Conservation Association, Reproduction Physiology Interest Group.

Background

Webb, Edward Cottington was born on February 15, 1967 in Pretoria, South Africa. Son of Edward Cottington and Jettie (Chipps) Webb.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1988. Bachelor of Science Honours (honorary), University Pretoria, South Africa, 1990. Master of Science (honorary), University Pretoria, South Africa, 1992.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Pretoria, South Africa, 1994. Post-Doctoral study, U.Ghent, Belgium, 1996—1997.

Career

Senior lecturer University Pretoria, South Africa, 1993—1997. Research fellow University Ghent, Belgium, 1997—1998. Senior lecturer University Pretoria, South Africa, 1998—2000, associate professor, head department animal and wildlife science South Africa, since 2000, academic programme coordinator South Africa, since 2000, head department animal and wildlife science South Africa.

Chairman: editorial committee International Conference on Goats, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, since 2003. Editorial board South African Journal of Animal Science, Pretoria, South Africa, since 2000. Chairman SA Society for Animal Science: Northern Branch, Pretoria, South Africa, 1998—2000.

Board member South African Society for Animal Science, South Africa, since 2000. Academic programme coordinator University Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of software computerised decision support of rural goat production systems. Research in fat quality and dietary manipulation of ruminant fat quality and composition. Research in dietary effects on meat quality of animals.

    Research in dietary effects and manipulation of animal reproduction. Development of Cattle dipping equipment.

Membership

Member of South African Game Farming society, South African Society for Animal Science (vice president since 2006), South African Association for Professional Animal Scientists, South African Hunting and Game Conservation Association, Reproduction Physiology Interest Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, tennis, cattle and game farming.

Connections

Married Elize Melanie Jooste, January 14, 1989. Children: Melanie Elize children: Mine Allet, Jenette.

father:
Edward Cottington Webb

mother:
Jettie (Chipps) Webb

spouse:
Elize Melanie Jooste

child:
Jenette Webb

child:
Melanie Elize children: Mine Allet Webb