Deer Industry News Issue 120 December 2023

Dec 5, 2023

In this issue:

Editorial: Aligning science and strategy

In Brief: Word of the year and more

Meet and Greet: Mike Ferrier


  • Long-term benefits anticipated
  • Nature's Superpower - what’s the story?
  • DINZ Board review: looking back and looking forward

Special feature: The Legacy and Legend of Tim Wallis

Industry News

  • A Sure Thing?
  • Rego woes with MyOSPRI and NAIT tags


  • Optimism for Korean velvet market
  • 2023 season started slowly
  • Opportunities being sought for venison
  • Strong demand in Europe for New Zealand venison 

People: John Ladley: 90-day review

On Farm

  • New stress-less deer shed
  • Calves for cash flow

NZDFA: Win-Win event

Animal Health: Infectious lameness in deer

Science 4 Success

  • Tomorrow’s Deer progeny: adaptability to stressors
  • It’s complicated

Recipe: Venison rack with savoury Xmas crackers

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