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Industry Links and Reference Websites
 
  American Cervid Alliance
The American Cervid Alliance (ACA) is a leadership council comprised of representatives from 39 separate elk, deer, and exotic associations. The leaders of these associations meet regularly to assess the latest attacks on our industry from over-regulation and harmful legislation.
     
  American Deer & Wildlife Alliance
The American Deer and Wildlife Alliance is a national non-profit organization compromised of companies, associations and individuals dedicated to promoting wildlife, land stewardship and America's outdoor traditions. www.deerwildlifealliance.org
     
  Exotic Wildlife Association
Exotic Wildlife Association's mission is to encourage and expand the conservation of both native and non-native hoofstock, and to help our members develop and strengthen the markets for their animals.
     
  North American Elk Breeders Association
The North American Elk Breeders Association, or NAEBA, is a non-profit organization, founded to promote and protect the elk farming and ranching industry. The primary goal of the association is to educate its members and the general public about the rewards and opportunities that are available through participation in the industry as a legitimate diversified agricultural pursuit. NAEBA is recognized by federal authorities as the voice of the industry, and enjoys mutually benefiting association with the Federal Farm Bureau, as well as Allied Industry Status in the United States Animal Health Association. NAEBA is also a member of the American Cervid Alliance leadership council. The North American Elk Breeders Association serves its members in many ways, including the maintenance of a purebred elk registry, publication of two full color journals that address all aspects of the elk industry, publication of newsletters to keep members informed of pertinent situations and issues affecting the elk industry, and education of its members in proper management and breeding practices. NAEBA holds an annual convention in late summer where the membership meets to discuss issues of mutual interest, learn the latest animal health and herd management techniques, and meet others interested in the husbandry of these magnificent animals.
     
  North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA)
Mission: To foster a greater association among people who raise deer for commercial purposes, NADeFA® is dedicated to the promotion of deer farming and ranching as an agricultural pursuit and serves its members through its educational programs and publications and by providing leadership in setting and maintaining quality standards. The North American Deer Farmers Association® exists to: •establish, encourage and facilitate an exchange of ideas on breeding, handling and deer farm management among members •promote deer farming and ranching and venison consumption in North America •to acquire and distribute information on all aspects of deer farming and ranching to members •provide a forum for the solution of deer farming and ranching challenges and to keep members informed regarding the implementation of such solutions •represent the deer farming and ranching industry to all levels of government, to livestock producers and to other related organizations •provide a registry for privately-owned cervidae •establish and promote ethical standards of conduct and husbandry in deer farming and ranching •establish, promote and actively market standards for deer and deer products
     
  Reindeer Breeders and Owners Association
Established in 1992 ROBA (Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association) recently celebrated another Anniversary. With members through out the United States and Canada it remains the largest organization of its type in North America. There are also reindeer contacts and members abroad, which help make this collective a part of the global reindeer community. Dedicated to the advancement of public awareness of reindeer, ROBA also supplies the membership with reindeer education, research, and conservation. These goals help to develop and enhance the abilities of members to maintain healthy herds and reindeer business operations.
     
  The United Elk Farmers Association