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Planning for every scenario for frozen velvet access to China

New Zealand’s deer velvet exports to China increased by around $20 million in December as importers and exporters worked to deal with the changes to China’s import regulations for deer velvet. MPI/DINZ continue to work with Chinese counterparts on clear guidelines. Meanwhile industry planning is underway for every scenario.

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This year’s stag sales “went very well”

This year’s December-January stag sales saw more interest in elk and wapiti and good prices being paid for quality sires, with three three-year-olds selling for over $100,000. Buyers were looking to improve genetics, among other highlights from the sales

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Drought arrives in Marlborough – time for some “sacrificial hay”?

The current non-typical El Ninõ weather pattern has revealed the sting in its tail. Much of Marlborough and parts of northern North Canterbury are now in drought. It’s also extremely dry across the south of the North Island, inland South Canterbury and Central Otago. DINZ visited three Marlborough deer farmers in late January to see how they were coping.

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Search for new Deer Industry NZ chief executive is underway

The search for the new DINZ CEO is well underway, following Innes Moffat’s resignation last month, updates DINZ executive chair Mandy Bell. Moffat has been praised by sector leaders for his work, which “has had a significant impact on many,” over the past two decades.

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DINZ news in brief | Issue 106

Careful navigation ahead in the 2024 markets | DINZ looking into stag lameness | New online DINZ gateway for deer industry research | Shape the deer industry’s future: nominations open for NZDFA posts | Shutters ready: the 2024 Deer Industry Photo Comp is now open | Registrations open: 2024 Deer Industry Conference, Hawke’s Bay 8-9 May 2024

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Deer Industry News Issue 120 December 2023

Aligning science and strategy | Meet and Greet: Mike Ferrier | Long-term benefits anticipated | Nature's Superpower - what’s the story? | DINZ Board review: looking back and looking forward | The Legacy and Legend of Tim Wallis | Rego woes with MyOSPRI and NAIT tags | Optimism for Korean velvet market | Opportunities being sought for venison | Strong demand in Europe for New Zealand venison | New stress-less deer shed | Infectious lameness in deer | Tomorrow’s Deer progeny: adaptability to stressors

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