NADeFA News

10-05-2014
Soruce: Des Moines Register Tests conducted on some 400 deer from a north Iowa farm this summer might some day help doctors detect debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer’s in humans, a researcher says. Nicholas Haley, a veterinarian at Kansas State University, is working to develop a test identifying chronic wasting disease in live deer, elk and moose. Now the testing must be done after the...
09-19-2014
CANTON, Ohio — Leading the cervid industry for more than 30 years, the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) assisted recent efforts by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand scientific research on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) that could lead to a new disease prevention strategy. During a recent depopulation of a CWD-infected herd of whitetail deer in Iowa, researchers from...
09-03-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected six U.S. Congressmen who were requesting a ban on the interstate commerce of farm-raised cervids, including whitetail deer, elk, mule deer, red deer, sika deer and moose, and the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) stands by the decision. Last month, the six Congressional representatives — all of whom are members of an...
08-25-2014
Well known rockstar and hunting rights supporter Ted Nugent took a moment to record a special message for attendees at the 16th Annual Texas Deer Association Convention. Click on link below to hear his message. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibRw1CUugiA&feature=youtu.be
08-21-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) has launched Cervid 2014, the first-ever national study of the U.S. farmed cervid industry, and the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) welcomes the effort to expand knowledge and understanding about the deer industry. To collect the data for the study, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS...