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
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:27

Demand for stags reflects confidence 

Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) says strong sales of sire stags are being reported throughout the country.

Published in General News
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
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
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 14:59

New cuts to help keep venison on menus

Venison exporters and Deer Industry NZ (DINZ) are promoting new cuts to chefs to increase returns from the whole deer carcass and to help keep venison on restaurant menus.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:04

Unlocking velvet’s secret properties

New Zealand and South Korean scientists say they will soon be able to identify the compounds that give deer antler velvet its immunity-boosting properties. 

Published in General News
Friday, 03 July 2015 09:51

SFF chief joins deer board

Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton has been appointed to the Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) board for a three-year term.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 January 2015 09:41

PGP aims for yearly $56m boost for venison

Deer Industry New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be collaborating in a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme called Passion2Profit.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 June 2014 14:01

Jermy wins seat on DINZ board

Clive Jermy OMNZ, a well-known red deer stud breeder, has been appointed to the board of Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) for a three-year term.

Published in General News
 

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