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Demand for stags reflects deer farmer confidence

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:14 am | Deer Industry NZ

Confidence in the future profitability of venison and velvet production has flowed through to the market for sire stags, with strong sales reported throughout the country, says Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ). More >>

Deer velvet joint venture aims for a “world-first”

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 11:49 am | Deer Industry NZ

The NZ deer industry has agreed to support one of South Korea’s largest pharmaceutical companies in its plans to develop and market a product with proven health benefits based on NZ deer velvet. More >>

Velvet market underpinned by growing demand

Monday, 30 October 2017, 6:30 pm | Deer Industry NZ

The new deer velvet season has opened strongly, with farmers reporting early enquiry from buyers at prices 10-15 per cent above last season’s close. More >>

Stars align for venison

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:43 am | Deer Industry NZ

Venison farmers are pinching themselves at their good fortune. Prices have steadily increased in the last two years to an all-time June high of $9 a kilogram, carcase weight, for quality stags. More >>

Cervena to be marketed in Germany

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:38 am | Deer Industry NZ

Cervena venison is to be marketed in Germany during the northern hemisphere summer as part of a market development trial. More >>

Positive progress with Cervena in Europe

Monday, 19 December 2016, 3:19 pm | Deer Industry NZ

The five major venison marketers that have been collaborating in the trial marketing of Cervena venison in the Netherlands and Belgium during the northern summer have agreed to continue the trial for a third year. More >>

Chilled venison markets and season growing

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 4:47 pm | Deer Industry NZ

Sales of New Zealand chilled venison are growing, boosting returns to New Zealand deer farmers, even though overall venison production is down. More >>

Exporters back single QA standard for deer farms

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:01 am | Deer Industry NZ

All five major venison marketing companies and the NZ Deer Farmers Association (NZDFA) are backing the introduction of a revamped quality assurance programme for farmed deer. More >>

Parasite-resistant deer on the horizon?

Monday, 10 October 2016, 11:37 am | Deer Industry NZ

Deer breeders who want to select deer with natural resistance to internal parasites may now do so. However, they’re taking a punt, as research to find out whether – or how – resistance is linked to growth rates and parasite levels in deer won’t ... More >>

New cuts help keep venison on menus

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 12:05 pm | Deer Industry NZ

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. More >>

Farm venison prices highest in four years

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 1:08 pm | Deer Industry NZ

Deer farmers are enjoying the best venison prices in four years, a reflection of good demand in overseas markets and favourable currency movements. More >>

European visitors to benefit from top Kiwi chefs

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:51 am | Deer Industry NZ

European visitors to benefit from top Kiwi chefs Recipe swapping is being taken to a new level with the visit to New Zealand in February of four of Germany’s rising culinary stars. The young European chefs are being hosted by Deer Industry New Zealand ... More >>

TPP will help remove regulatory barriers

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 2:31 pm | Deer Industry NZ

The main benefit for the deer industry from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be the ability to challenge any potentially unfair regulations imposed by importing countries. More >>

Hind management is the key during drought

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 5:11 pm | Deer Industry NZ

Deer farmers should be able to come through the predicted summer dry in reasonable shape so long as they start preparing now -- that's according to deer farmers who have successfully managed drought in the past. More >>

Deer velvet tax to be lifted

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 2:35 pm | Deer Industry NZ

The South Korean Government is planning to remove a special excise tax (SET) on deer velvet, an impost that has been a source of frustration for the deer industry for several decades. More >>

Science close to unlocking velvet’s secret

Monday, 24 August 2015, 12:21 pm | Deer Industry NZ

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

Silver Fern Farms chief executive appointed to deer board

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 8:40 pm | Deer Industry NZ

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

Advance Parties gaining traction

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 7:38 pm | Deer Industry NZ

Deer Industry NZ is fielding an upsurge in the number of farmers wanting to join an Advance Party (AP). More >>

Cervena venison piloted in Europe

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 2:04 pm | Deer Industry NZ

New Zealand venison exporters have started a trial to test the appetite of European consumers for Cervena venison in the summer grilling season. More >>

Deer industry to co-operate with Korean health-food giant

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:32 pm | Deer Industry NZ

The New Zealand deer industry is today signing an agreement with one of Korea’s largest health food manufacturers, the Korea Ginseng Corporation (KGC), to help it develop more products containing NZ velvet antler. More >>



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