Farm-Raised Deer Program

The Farm-Raised Deer Program provides the requirements for keeping and moving farm-raised deer in Wisconsin, including registration, recordkeeping, disease testing, movement, and permit requirements.  

Wisconsin Deer Farm Statistics

The following data is updated annually during the license renewal process:

Number of registered​​ deer premises in Wisconsin​338
Number of hunting ranches69 of the 338​
Number of premises enrolled in the CWD herd status program

The following data was last updated September 17​​​, 2019:

Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 200127​
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive​17​


*Updated daily through an automated database.

Deer Keeper Organizations