Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:00

Deer farmers disappointed by target

The deer sector has joined a growing chorus of farming groups – and others – describing the Government’s targets for methane reductions as unrealistic.

Published in General News

Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:35

Deer numbers bouncing back

Farmed deer numbers, including breeding hinds and fawns, increased in 2018, says Statistics New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:36

Not so wild about pines

Concerns about the continued spread of wilding pines are coming from both ends of the country.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 February 2019 11:07

Warning over spread of wilding pines

Deer stalkers are concerned over the continuing spread of wilding pines.

Published in General News
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
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