Deer Industry New Zealand is responsible for promoting and assisting the development of the New Zealand deer industry.

Deer Hub

For information on deer including genetics, more about the national genetics database DEERSelect, biology, deer health, reproduction, transporting deer and more.

Learn more about water and soil management, best practice methods to improve biosecurity on farm, and health & safety reminders to minimise risk in your business

Nutrition, both intake and feed quality, has a major impact on productivity, determining reproductive performance, animal health, weaner liveweight gain and timing of venison supply

Encompases all practices on farm, in shed, right through to transportation. Efficient deer handling, management and facility design is paramount in minimising stress on farm

As a farmer or business owner there are many obligations that come with the territory. These may be National, Regional or local guidelines, many of which are compulsary.

Tools to assist you on farm, including farm management, business, employment and environmental information.

What's hot

Missed the deer industry conference?

Missed a specific speaker or presentation at this years conference?

Winner announced - 2014 Bayer Deer Industry Photo Competition

Congratulations to Angela Blair and family from Ashburton for winning this years competition

Practical on-farm parasite control advice

See our new flowcharts and information sheets on how to determine the risk of parasitic infections on your farm and how to deal with them cost-effectively.

Industry Advance Parties Kick Off

The Deer Industry Passion 2 Profit Programme is under-way in the regions

Deer Industry News Issue 66

• Mount Hutt Station field day
• Hitting targets at Downlands

What is DEERSelect

DEERSelect is a database for storing pedigree records and trait data collected from performance recorded animals.

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NZ Venison
NZ venison products, recipes and more

NZ Deer Velvet
Learn more about NZ Velvet & Co-Products


A genetic evaluation system to advance NZ deer herd genetics