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NC deer farmers, hunters battle over regulation of growing herds - Charlotte Observer
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:37:01 GMT

NC deer farmers, hunters battle over regulation of growing herds
Charlotte Observer
He heads a statewide association of deer and elk farmers, which has hired an influential lobbying firm in Raleigh. Smith, who lives in Salisbury, has one of the state's largest “captive cervid” operations; state records show he has almost 200 white ...

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Ohio might eradicate diseased deer farm - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:47:10 GMT

Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Ohio might eradicate diseased deer farm
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Curt Waldvogel, president of Whitetail Deer Farmers of Ohio, said it is too early to know the best response to the disease being found at the Ohio farm because all situations are unique. He said sometimes eliminating the herd is the best situation, but ...

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Outdoor column: Thanks for those trying to protect our wildlife - New Bern Sun Journal
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:28:41 GMT

New Bern Sun Journal

Outdoor column: Thanks for those trying to protect our wildlife
New Bern Sun Journal
They would like to remove the regulation of captive cervid (white-tail deer and elk) farms from the jurisdiction of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and place it under the authority of the N.C. Department of Agriculture. The suspected rationale ...
Deer hunters asked to allow CWD sampling by DNRMarshall News Record

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Commission votes to continue restrictions on farm raised elk, whitetails - North Carolina Sportsman
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:20:22 GMT

North Carolina Sportsman

Commission votes to continue restrictions on farm raised elk, whitetails
North Carolina Sportsman
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission slowed a concerted push to create more deer pens in North Carolina at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday in Raleigh, voting to allow new farms to be built for axis, fallow and red deer – but not for whitetail ...

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2-week firearm deer season starts Nov. 29 - The Star Democrat
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:00:28 GMT

2-week firearm deer season starts Nov. 29
The Star Democrat
The two-week firearm season for white-tailed and sika deer opens Saturday, Nov. 29. Statewide, the limit is one antlered white-tail. ... One bonus antlered white-tailed deer may be taken in Region B during the season of the hunter's choice: bow ...


Deer Debate: Should breeding for big antler racks be regulated? - KSAT San Antonio
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:38:42 GMT

KSAT San Antonio

Deer Debate: Should breeding for big antler racks be regulated?
KSAT San Antonio
We're using extreme animal husbandry practices to create massive antlers in a factory farming-type scenario." She said in a state where whitetail deer are plentiful, deer are being bred just to be shot. She favors what is called fair-chase hunting. "We ...


Deer hunters say it took three shots to down Madison County buffalo - Syracuse.com
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:27:24 GMT

Deer hunters say it took three shots to down Madison County buffalo
Syracuse.com
"I've since heard that it was destroying property, eating farmer's corn. There's also a story out there about it forcing a ... "I was hunting white-tailed deer at the time with another friend, Eric Hacker, of Vernon," Berger said. "All he had was 20 ...


Montana joins states with successful roadkill salvage laws; Oregon bans the ... - OregonLive.com
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:47:43 GMT

Montana joins states with successful roadkill salvage laws; Oregon bans the ...
OregonLive.com
Reflecting Montana's wildlife population, the majority of the roadkill retrieved were: Whitetail deer — more than 550; mule deer — nearly 150; elk — 120; moose -- 33. Montana ranks third in the nation for wildlife-vehicle collisions, according to ...


FWC looks to increase hunting opportunity in Santa Rosa County - Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:35:19 GMT

Santa Rosa Press Gazette

FWC looks to increase hunting opportunity in Santa Rosa County
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
At the same meeting in Key Largo, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved draft rule proposals aimed at managing Florida's white-tailed deer at a local level by establishing deer management units (DMUs) throughout the state ...

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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP: Deer population controls are discussed - Packet Online
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:14:10 GMT

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP: Deer population controls are discussed
Packet Online
That committee, formed in June 2011, works on ways to deal with problems involving the township's huge deer population, which is involved in many motor vehicle accidents, the spread of Lyme disease and the destruction of crops on township farms.