is an attractive alternative livestock option because it has multiple
America will be in stock-up phase for at least another ten years.
are a single offspring species; twinning is rare.
Breeding to enhance the benefits of the stock will always be in demand.
Velvet - (Why Velvet)
produce velvet every year.
- An average
2 year old will produce 9 lbs of velvet. Mature bulls may produce
30-40 lbs of velvet.
is a commodity which in the past 15 years has ranged from $35 to $110
Meat - (Why Elk Meat)
meat has long been considered the premier venison.
- In 1999
the United States imported 1100 tons of venison from New Zealand.
Clearly there is a ready market for North American Elk .
meat is lean, low in fat and cholesterol, and delicious.
people enjoy hunting a trophy animal, a mature bull with a beautiful
set of antlers.
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