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15 Dec 2017

With drought possible in many regions this summer, it may pay to consider weaning fawns at 75-80 days old, instead of the typical 90-plus days. It can be the best thing for fawn growth and for hinds that have lost condition during lactation, but it needs to be approached cautiously.

15 Dec 2017

A stunning 12.14 kg head from Axell 1183 made the Rupert family of Geraldine the big winner at the 2017 National Velvet and Trophy Antler Competition in Invercargill on Tuesday night. 

15 Dec 2017
  • Met Service predicts “dryer than normal”
  • Deer numbers up
  • What supplement to buy?
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
  • Case study farms needed by Lincoln & Massey
  • Wondering where that Johne’s came from? 
07 Dec 2017

Strong demand for the traditional premium grades of velvet antler from Korean buyers has meant a firming in prices to farmers this season.