Story: Deer and deer farming

Red deer stags

Red deer stags

With full heads of antlers, these red deer stags present a majestic picture. Deer farmers select stags with a high growth rate and strong antlers.

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - The beginnings of deer farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008