NADeFA News

02-25-2016
Source: Mountain Times Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds-when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn't identify. By chance, she had discovered a malaria parasite, Plasmodium odocoilei-that infects white-tailed deer. It's the first-ever...
02-16-2016
The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces that it has finalized the New Deer Farmer Seminar schedule for the 2016 NADeFA Conference in Tulsa, Okla. on March 16-19, 2016. The NADeFA New Deer Farmer’s Seminar, hosted by the Cervid Livestock Foundation, has been a highly acclaimed event for the annual conference and the program is specially formatted to provide important...
02-10-2016
The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) is proud to announce its Veterinary Educational Program schedule for the 2016 NADeFA Conference in Tulsa, Okla. on March 16-19, 2016. The NADeFA Veterinary Education Program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medicine, and will provide eight credit hours toward the continuing education requirements for licensed veterinarians. The...
02-03-2016
Bob Frye’s recent article (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) reveals a disturbing mindset among some Pennsylvania wildlife officials, a mindset which reveals political agendas that go beyond responsible management practices for wildlife. Frye reported that board members and staff from Pennsylvania’ Bureau of Wildlife Management recently discussed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurological disease...
01-25-2016
The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to update its brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis (TB) program regulations.  The changes outlined in the proposed rule were developed over several years of close collaboration between APHIS and its state, tribal and industry partners.  They will allow the brucellosis and TB programs to be...