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

These videos on the economics & methods of farming high quality deer review the following topics:

Management Techniques
The management of deer has greatly improved over time. And although there is still much to be learned about this topic, today's techniques are widely used by all successful deer breeders. These management techniques can be broken down into 3 core groups:
  1. nutrition
  2. vaccinations
  3. stress