Maintaining good deer health is crucial to production. This section covers the Major health issues, management calendar and veterinary medicines.
Good animal health is crucial to reaching production goals. This section describes some of the major animal health issues that challenge deer farms and advises on how to prevent them occurring.
Key areas to consider when dealing with veterinary medicines or the administration of any drugs to your herd.
A calendar perspective on deer health topics and tools to assist with mitigation, identification and treatment of these key areas.
Healthy deer grow better and faster. A tailored health programme for your farm will help you make sure nothing is holding them back.
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Nutrition, both intake and feed quality, has a major impact on productivity, determining reproductive performance, animal health, weaner live weight gain and timing of venison supply.
Body condition score
Body Condition Score (BCS) is a quick, visual, on-the-spot method for assessing the health, well-being and nutritional status of adult hinds.