NADeFA News

09-20-2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri Deer Association is pleased to announce the favorable court ruling that supports the private property rights of Missouri farmers and ranchers. The court ruling in Donald Hill, et al. v. Missouri Department of Conservation, et al. held that deer farmers retain full and private ownership of deer born and raised on their property. “We are very pleased the judge agreed...
08-23-2016
CANTON, Ohio — Bovine tuberculosis has recently been detected in a whitetail deer — a two-year-old doe — in Franklin County, Indiana, and it’s the first time in the state’s history that bovine tuberculosis has been found in a wild animal. The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) expresses concern over the discovery and urges cooperation among state officials and private land owners to...
08-16-2016
CANTON, Ohio — Managing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a fatal brain disease of deer and elk, is becoming more and more achievable with the help of deer and elk farmers and the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA). For several years, NADeFA has supported research into developing live animal tests — utilizing samples collected during herd depopulations — and now these tests are being...
08-11-2016
When developing national and international disease prevention practices for wildlife, it’s important to have a seat at the table. The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation's leading voice for the cervid industry, was proud to participate in the Wildlife Diseases Association (WDA) Annual International Conference, which was held last in Cortland, New York. “Our deer farming...
08-11-2016
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation's leading voice for the cervid industry, constantly strives to education sportsmen and the general public on the real facts about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), and television and on-line broadcasting have been a part of that outreach program for many years. This week, NADeFA invites everyone to watch the latest...