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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Benefits of Superior Genetics
Genetic lines in today's deer industry are very predictable. This means that through proper genetic selection and calling, the producer can improve his profit margins greatly. Input costs such as feed and vaccinations on most deer operations for bucks are very similar, averaging about $200 per buck per year.