Monday, 10 December 2018 10:32

Deer farmer no quitter

When 300mm of rain fell in four hours and blew out a year’s worth of environmental mitigation work, Steve Borland admits “it just about broke me”.

Published in Management
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, 07 September 2018 09:40

Deer milk eyes more awards

Pāmu’s (formerly Landcorp) deer milk is on the awards stage again the announcement that it is a finalist in two categories in this year’s New Zealand Food Awards.  

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:49

Deer breeders looking at maternal traits

Deer farmers wanting fewer late-fawning hinds can now buy sires and hinds with breeding values (BVs) for earlier fawning.  

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 11:55

Is deer milk the next big thing?

“I can absolutely see this going global,” says consultant executive chef Geoff Scott, of the deer milk now being pioneered in NZ.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 10:55

Milking it for deer

If the world is ready for deer milk, New Zealand is ready to supply it.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 10:55

Deer industry roaring

A popular venison sandwich promotion by an American fast-food restaurant chain is partly why the New Zealand deer industry is in good heart.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 April 2018 08:55

Deer milk industry in the pipeline

State farmer Landcorp says it is working on creating a deer milk industry.

Published in General News
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
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