Agri FARMACY Professional Services Inc. provides an extensive range of value added and qualified services as per our client’s needs.

Veterinary Services :
Nutritional Services :
Laboratory Services :

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

Dr. Nadia de Beer obtained her BSc degree in Veterinary Biology from the University of Pretoria in 2011, followed by her BVSc Veterinary Science degree from the University of Pretoria in 2015. In 2016 she completed her Compulsory Community Service year in QwaQwa (Eastern Free State). Dr. de Beer enhanced her skills in regulatory requirements at DAFF (Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) and was responsible for import export certification, inspection visit for compartments, registration of farms and investigation and control of notifiable and controlled diseases.

Tel.: +27 (18) 297-8155

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


(Pr.Sci.Nat 400282/15)
Annelie van Deventer (Pr.Sci.Nat 400282/15) obtained her BSc Animal Science (Agric) in 2010 from the University of Pretoria. Before joining the Lavendula CC team in July 2015 as a junior ruminant’s nutritionist and currently as a Feedtek account manager, Annelie gained tremendous experience in her field of expertise by alternative animal health companies. Managing the Feedtek business unit for Lavendula CC, Annelie also provides technical support for Distributors / Sub-Agents in part of the North West province and the East Free State Area, as well as formulations of ruminant diets and laboratory report letters with recommendations.

Tel.: +27 (71) 641 7871

Simon Kemp

Animal Scientist (M. Agric) Simon Kemp is a director of FarmVision. He has graduated from the University of the Free State with a MSA Agric (Master of sustainable Agriculture) degree.  He specialises in Pasture science and Animal science.  Simon is involved at a number of dairy farmers where he does fodder flow planning, production planning and advice, animal nutrition and economic evaluation of dairy enterprises.  He is as nutritionist involved at sheep and beef feedlots.  He also specialises in determination of carrying capacity, farm planning and management of veld and pastures.  He was also involved in the planning of a number of agricultural projects in the dairy industry in Southern Africa.

Tel.: +27 (82) 490 1754

Tihanja Coetzee

Tel.: (+27) 82 680 7930

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.

Testing include the following and more:

Laboratory Services Represents:

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