Story: Deer and deer farming

Farmed deer numbers, 1979–2006

Farmed deer numbers

The number of farmed deer climbed rapidly from near zero in 1979 to about 1.15 million in 1991. It then plateaued, before increasing sharply between 1996 and 1999. Deer numbers peaked in 2004 before beginning to decline.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1979–2005.

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Deer management', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008