Deer Hub

Deer Hub

A comprehensive hub of information to assist with productivity objectives

For information on deer including genetics, more about the national genetics database Deer Select, biology, deer health, reproduction, transporting deer and more. If you're looking for information on the new velvet hygiene standards, go to deernz.org/nvsb >> More
Good decisions are assisted by knowledgeable advice. Deer aren’t just big sheep or small cows, they have unique characteristics which are rewarding when well managed. Farmers benefit when the rural advisers they work with have a good understanding of deer farming. These rural professionals have demonstrated an interest in the deer industry by attending one or more training sessions run by DINZ, or are known to DINZ in the appropriate field of service. Please note the information available in this listing is not exhaustive of the services and professionals available to the industry. Inclusion on this list does not confer a DINZ endorsement of the service or advice offered by any individual or organisation. More
Maintaining good deer health is crucial to maximising production gains in your herd. 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. More
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 More
Maintaining good deer health is crucial to maximising production gains in your herd. More
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 More
Invermay is one of AgResearch’s four main campuses (others are Ruakura, Grasslands and Lincoln) and is sited on the outskirts of Mosgiel, and within 16 km from Dunedin. More
The profitability of deer farming varies greatly from farm to farm, even between farms operating similar stocking policies in the same district. Lower profitability is usually the end result of lower productivity. More
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 compulsory. More

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