Stocking rates

Stocking rates

Deer Stock Units Equivalents According to Age,Sex and Breed

Breed

R1

R2

R3

M/A

 

Hind

Stag

Hind

Stag

Hind

Stag

Hinds

Velveting Stags

Breeding Stags

 Fallow 

1.0

1.2

1.6

1.6

1.7

1.9

1.7

1.9

2.1

 NZ Red 

1.5

1.7

1.8

2.3

2.0

3.0

2.2

3.2

3.5

European Red

1.6

1.8

1.9

2.5

2.2

3.2

2.4

3.5

3.8

Hybrid (Red x Wapiti)

Same As European type

 

 

     

 

Fiordland Wapiti

1.8

2.0

2.1

2.7

2.4

3.5

2.6

3.8

4.0

Canadian Wapiti

2.0

2.2

2.4

2.9

2.7

3.9

2.8

4.2

4.8

 

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Table 1.1: Stock Unit Conversion Rate ( MAF Farm monitoring Report 2007)

 

Pre 2004/05

2004/05 and beyond 

Stock class

 (stock unit)

 (stock unit)

R1yr hinds

1.2

1.5

R2yr hinds

1.8

2.0

MA hinds

1.9

2.2

R1yr stags

1.4

1.7

R2yr stags

1.8

2.3

R3yr plus stags

2.1

3.0

Breeding stags

2.1

3.5