Typical older style deer shed that requires clean zones.
Shed examples for new standards
Approved maintenance compounds
From MPI website and as advised by MPI (codes C31, C37, C38, C41 & C44 are approved for velvetting facilities).
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radionz.co.nz, 15 Nov 2017
Yuhan Corporation today signed a memorandum of understanding with Deer Industry New Zealand, and also entered agreements with AgResearch and Alpine Deer Group.
NZ Farmer, 15 Nov 2017
Yuhan's chief executive Jung Hee Lee and Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) chief executive Mr Dan Coup signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday, witnessed by Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor and the Ambassador for the Republic of Korea, Seung-bae Yeo.
DINZ is consulting all deer farmers and processors, marketers and exporters of deer products on whether it should join the Government-Industry Agreement on Readiness and Response. Go to www.livestockgia.org.nz by 6 December 2017 for more information and to have your say.
ruralnewsgroup.co.nz, 10 Nov 2017
Deer Industry NZ (DINZ) Asia market manager Rhys Griffiths says the price recovery is timely. ... Griffiths says DINZ estimates production will reach 675 tonnes this season, up slightly on last season.
The Southland Times, 7 Nov 2017
Janet Gregory has received a special award, Kaitiaki Tohu Pai, at the Southland Community Environment Awards to honour her work in biodiversity. ... From 2006 the deer industry became another focus, judging the Deer Farm Environment Awards [and she also] promoted environmental best practice across New Zealand with deer farmers preparing Land Environment Plans, running workshops and field days to promote good practices.
radionz.co.nz, 3 Nov 2017
Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) is estimating production will reach 675 tonnes this season, up slightly on the last. ... DINZ Asia market manager Rhys Griffiths said the season had started with a bit of a hiss and a roar.
NZ Farmer, 2 Nov 2017
Manawatū deer farmer Craig Hocken has been busy taking velvet from stags in his newly modified deer shed, happy that velvet prices are in a good place
NZFarmer.co.nz, 31 Oct 2017
The new deer velvet season has opened strongly with early enquiries from buyers at prices 10-15 per cent above last season's close.
Deer Industry NZ (DINZ) Asia market manager Rhys Griffiths said the price recovery was timely, given the investment many farmers had made upgrading their velvet facilities.
interest.co.nz, 31 Oct 2017
In China, an even bigger market opportunity for velvet is in the Healthy Functional Food market, in the past restricted by regulatory challenges, but with these mostly addressed, DINZ officials are optimistic for growth.
Otago Daily Times, 25 Oct 2017
The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report is a ''timely reminder'' of the importance of the primary sector to the wider economy, Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard says.
interest.co.nz, 24 Oct 2017
Venison schedules moved again this week, with one company using the spot market to compete strongly for every available animal.
Velvet buyers are reported to be keen to purchase early and appear comfortable that the small increase in NZ’s production will be handled easily by market demand.
Buyers report good compliance with the new storage regulations for velvet as farmers invest in food safety for future growth prospects.