All About the Genetics

All About the Genetics

This week on Deer and Wildlife Stories, Keith Warren goes back to Davine Genetics, one of the most prestigious deer farms in the industry. Here we’re checking back on the infamous Solid Gold, and discovering a new super star named Outcast! WATCH THE WHOLE SHOW...
UCalgary Study Finds Vaccine Protects Against CWD

UCalgary Study Finds Vaccine Protects Against CWD

Cases of an infectious disease that kills deer, elk, and moose are on the rise in Alberta. Similar to mad cow disease (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease of members of the deer family. Infected animals lose weight drastically (wasting),...
Details Emerge After Feds Wipe Out Deer Farm Herd

Details Emerge After Feds Wipe Out Deer Farm Herd

When federal sharpshooters arrived in Crow Wing County last week to euthanize a herd of captive deer first infected with chronic wasting disease in 2016, they found more than one animal already dead, a state veterinarian with the Board of Animal Health said. Dr. Linda...
Minnesota Deer Farm De-Populated Due to CWD

Minnesota Deer Farm De-Populated Due to CWD

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has announced the depopulation of all the deer on a Crow Wing County farm first infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in 2016. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing indemnity to the owner for the animals as part of its...
Animal Rights Groups Sue Over Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

Animal Rights Groups Sue Over Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

Animal rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging a new Iowa law that makes it a trespass crime to conduct undercover investigations at livestock farms, a measure the Legislature approved just weeks after a federal judge struck down a similar law. The...
Keith Warren: Big Bucks for Big Bucks

Keith Warren: Big Bucks for Big Bucks

This week on Keith Warren’s Deer and Wildlife Stories, we’re heading to Ohio for the Whitetail Sales Top 30 Deer Auction. Find out how the top deer breeders in the country use the Top 30 Auction to purchase the best genetics in the industry. CLICK TO WATCH NOW:...
NADR Announces New Testing Technology

NADR Announces New Testing Technology

As deer farmers prepare for the upcoming fawning season, the North American Deer Registry (NADR) has announced some exciting technology improvements to assist in breeding efforts. Tissue Sample Collection Method Most of the industry utilizes hair samples, however this...
DBC Announces 2019 Scholarships are Open

DBC Announces 2019 Scholarships are Open

The Deer Breeders Corporation (DBC) has announced it is now accepting applications for the association’s 2019 General Wildlife Scholarships. The DBC will be awarding jmore than $1,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in accredited universities. The DBC...
Researchers Say CWD Unlikely To Spread To Humans

Researchers Say CWD Unlikely To Spread To Humans

People around the world, especially those who eat venison, are worried Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) might one day spread from animals to humans. But researchers at Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton say evidence suggests that’s not going to happen. On Thursday...