Friday, 09 November 2018 10:55

Velvet prospects looking sound

Prospects for the velvet market during the 2018-19 season are expected to be reasonably stable, says Deer Industry NZ (DINZ).

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 10 November 2017 07:55

Bright start to new velvet season

The new deer velvet season has opened strongly, with farmers reporting early enquiry from buyers at prices 10-15% above last season’s close.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 10:55

Venison hits sweet spot

Venison is hitting a ‘sweet spot’ of better prices, wider markets and reduced seasonality in prices, claims the industry.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 October 2016 13:51

Chilled venison markets and season growing

Sales of New Zealand chilled venison are growing, boosting returns to New Zealand deer farmers, even though overall venison production is down.

Published in General News
Saturday, 09 April 2016 12:55

Focus on more fawns from young hinds

As Autumn days shorten, many deer farmers are paying special attention to their rising two-year-old (R2) hinds – the first fawners.

Published in Management

The deer industry hopes its good prices will stem the decline of the national deer herd and even cause a slight increase, Deer Industry NZ chief executive Dan Coup says.

Published in General News
 

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