Animal Health and Assurance Division
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
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A person must be licenced under the Livestock Industry Diversification Act in order to own and operate a Domestic Cervid Production Farm in Alberta.
A prospective Domestic Cervid Production Farm must meet certain criteria before a licence will be issued. Handling facilities and fencing must meet the requirements as laid out in the Directives and Procedures Manual. Annual inventory reports and velvet antler reports must be submitted annually and these too are outlined in the Directives and Procedures Manual.
A Domestic Cervid Production Farm Licence costs $100.00 for a five year period.
A person may apply to Alberta Agriculture and Forestry to obtain a licence to operate a Domestic Cervid Production Farm.