The Economics & Methods of Farming High Quality Deer

Alberta has many diverse livestock species within its rural economy. This is a direct result of farmers searching for new ways to support declining profits in today's tough agricultural markets. Since 1992, Albertans have looked to the whitetail deer and the mule deer as a way to diversify their farms. The deer industry has had many ups & downs during its growth, but has developed into a viable alternative to traditional livestock

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Agro-tourism, as it relates to deer farming, is currently the largest market available to deer breeders. Cervid Harvest Preserves, or CHPs for short, bring millions of dollars to Canada's economy - both directly to the farming community and indirectly to the service industries such as hotels and restaurants via trophy hunters' travel expenses.