Agri FARMACY Professional Services Inc. provides an extensive range of value added and qualified services as per our client’s needs.
Dr. Pieter Grimbeek
Dr. Pieter Grimbeek is a well-respected and highly regarded veterinary consultant in the swine industry with more than 35 years’ experience. Dr. Grimbeek obtained his BVSc degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria in 1974. He worked as a state veterinarian for one year before joining the Animal Health Divisions of firstly Pfizer Inc. and then Hoechst AG.
In 1982 he obtained a BVSc (Hons) degree at the University of Pretoria in Pig and Poultry Diseases, and in 1985 he ventured on his own.
Dr. Grimbeek consults to numerous swine producers, pharmaceutical companies and feed companies and has served on various committees and advisory boards in the South African swine environment. He is also the sole owner of Harmony Piggeries and Just Pork abattoir and a partner in Malu Pork deboning plant in Kimberley.
Dr. Nadia de Beer
Tel.: +27 (18) 297-8155
IN ASSOCIATION WITH:
The Agri FARMACY Professional Veterinary Service is proud to be in association with Green Veterinary Group Practice.
Dr. Christo Fick
Dr. Christo Fick obtained his BVSc Veterinary Science degree from the University of Pretoria in 2019.
Dr. Fick achieved numerous milestones during his studies and ended his final year on a great highlight when he won the SAPPO award for the best performance by a BVSC final year student in: “Applied Porcine Health and production.”
In 2020 he completed his Compulsory Community Service (CCS) year in Lehurutshe (North West), where he operated animal clinics, handled clinical and surgical consultations in production, companion and wildlife animals.
Dr. Fick joined the Agri FARMACY Professional Services Inc. team in January 2021.
Tel.: +27 (18) 297-8155
Veterinary Services include the following:
Frederico Bechaz(Pr.Sci.Nat 400180/10)
Fred Bechaz obtained his MSc. Animal Science (Agric) in 2001 from the University of Pretoria. Fred joined our team in 2001 and consults primarily to the swine industry. He has a sound knowledge and understanding of vitamin and mineral premixes, animal nutrition and management aspects on swine farms.
He works very closely with the consulting veterinarians on the specific farms to ensure that optimal results are achieved. Fred currently consults to many commercial swine farms with different genetics, including DanBred and PIC genetics.
Tel.: +27 (82) 821 5991
Annelie VAN DEVENTER(Pr.Sci.Nat 400282/15)
Tel.: +27 (71) 641 7871
Tel.: +27 (82) 490 1754
Services offered by our qualified animal scientist and nutritional consultant:
Animal Health Technician
Marc Raath(BTech Animal Health)
Marc Raath is a qualified animal health technician specialising in animal diseases and epidemiology. Marc is currently studying towards his Masters, based on research into welfare and behavioural actions amongst pigs in, indoor intensive production systems.
Before joining the Agri FARMACY Professional Services Inc. team in 2021, Marc gained invaluable experience working at various high-profile piggeries and other farming institutions throughout Gauteng.
Marc also received research training and has been involved in various research studies, as well as the writing of social and academic articles. During this time Marc gained exceptional theoretical and hands-on experience with regard to nutrition and medication management, biosecurity, serology and more.
Tel.: + (18) 297 8155
In his capacity as valued animal health technician at Agri FARMACY Professional Services Inc, Marc is involved in supporting veterinarians with vital tasks such as:
Agri Farmacy SA Professional Services Inc is proud to be associated with top quality diagnostic facilities.
With the added benefit of a registered and qualified Animal Health technician we can assist with collection of saliva, faecal, blood and serum samples for numerous serology testing.