Story: Deer and deer farming

Pep pills for pets

One possible use for deer velvet is in pills for pets, to enhance their health and vitality. The US in particular is seen as a potentially large market for this product, as discussed in this 2006 video.

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

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008