Typical older style deer shed that requires clean zones.
Shed examples for new standards
Annual Health Review Workbook
A Deer Health Review is a process that looks at production performance and health risks, evaluates management options and identifies the most appropriate actions.
Deer Industry News Issue 85
• Premier Elworthy Environment Awards winners
• Andy Macfarlane reflecting on 7 years as chair
• Gisborne Regional Workshop
Information from MPI on a recent outbreak of ergotism and what farmers should be looking out for in their stores of silage and baleage and cattle and...
Details on the type of velvet antler research into which VARNZ intends to prioritise its investment from 2026-2021
farmersweekly.co.nz, 17 Aug 2017
New Chinese regulation around how velvet is being imported as a traditional medicine ingredient is an opportunity for New Zealand product to be credible, branded and acknowledged by Chinese consumers, Deer Industry New Zealand board member Tony Cochran...
Deer industry: confident and growing
radiolive.co.nz, 12 Aug 2017
The deer industry in New Zealand is on a high, with herds rebuilding and strong prices for venison. The New Zealand velvet industry has steadily grown with stable prices over the last seven years, with a small check last season. New Zealand exports around 650 tonnes of velvet mainly to China and South Korea.
Hamish, Richard and Sarah talk to Lorna Humm Deer Health Project Manager at Deer Industry New Zealand
stuff.co.nz, 08 Aug 2017
The Ministry for Primary Industries has developed an app to help farmers and truck drivers decide whether an animal should be transported. Called 'Fit for Transport', the free app was designed because of the demand from veterinarians,...
farmersweekly.co.nz, 08 Aug 2017
Alliance Group has paid out another $4.5 million in loyalty payments to shareholder suppliers. The payments recognise farmers who send all their lambs, cattle or deer to an Alliance processing plant. For 100% lamb supply the payment was an extra 10c/k...
stuff.co.nz, 03 Aug 2017
A Washdyke tannery is making big strides in global markets, supplying deer leather to a number of high-end luxury brands such as Gucci, Prada and Louis Vuitton, as well as to popular New Zealand brand Deadly Ponies. New Zealand Light Leathers...
stuff.co.nz, 01 Aug 2017
For Mararoa Station manager Matt Canton farming is all about doing the basics well. The 5500 hectare station in the Te Anau basin runs deer, cattle and sheep with 700ha of the Landcorp-owned farm retired for environmental and forestry...
stuff.co.nz, 31 Jul 2017
South Canterbury businesses have been highlighted in a newly released book which aims to tell the stories behind New Zealand's food. Source New Zealand is the product of more than a year's work finding stories from the regions that produce...
Interest.co.nz, 24 Jul 2017
LAMB More small lifts for lamb export schedule s this week, as processors report pricing is ahead of expectations early in the year. Some easing of frozen demand from the UK and another supermarket chain moves to 100% British lamb, in respons...