Cervid Livestock Foundation

About Us

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NADeFA®  Cervid Livestock Foundation exists to serve the deer industry through educational, charitable an scientific purposes relating to deer farming and ranching and the use of deer products. The Cervid Livestock Foundation seeks to influence industry trends and assure a healthy and expanding industry.

The Cervid Livestock Foundation’s mission is to facilitate public education about the agricultural and economic value of raising deer. 

  • Educate the public as to the value and benefits of deer and deer products
  • Disseminate information relating to the care and breeding of cervid species
  • Conduct programs to support the education of deer farmers/ranchers regarding the deer industry and venison consumption
  • Support scientific research
  • Promote the expansion of the North American Cervid Industry

Current initiatives – The CLF and NADeFA® sponsor a wide variety of educational activities: adult programs, youth programs, scholarships, scientific research, public awareness and marketing of deer products.

CLF Executive Committee


Brad Farmer
Farmer’s Fallow Deer

120 E. Robinson St.
Viola, KS 67149

Phone: 620-584-6634

1st Vice Chair

Mark Cobb
Gobblers Ridge Exotic Animals

215 Eastwood Rd.
Ravenswood, WV 26164

Phone: 304-532-4514


Dr. Hank Dimuzio
LedgEnd Farm

1288 Munger Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

Farm Phone: 802-388-8979
Cell: 802-343-8848

CLF Board of Directors

Mrs. Carolyn Laughlin
Hilltop Whitetails

9025 Bachelor Rd. NW
Magnolia, OH 44643 

Phone: 330-866-5421

Jacques deMoss
Winter Quarters Wildlife Ranch LLC

2231 W. Farm Rd. 94
Springfield, MO 65803 

Phone: 337-322-2569

Brad Heath
Orion Whitetails

W. 13055 Akron Ave.
Plainfield, WI 54966 

Phone: 715-335-6080

Sam Holley
Oak Ridge Whitetail Adventure

7143 Noble Rd.
Windsor, OH 44099 

Phone: 440-636-3040