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, move​ment, and permit requirements.   ​

​​The following data is updated annually during the license renewal process:​​​
Number of registered​​ deer premises in Wisconsin ​301
Number of hunting ranches in Wisconsin​ 68 of the 301
Number of premises enrolled in the CWD Herd Status program
118
​​The following data was last updated July 1, 2022:​​​
Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 2001 38​
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive ​20

Additional Information​

Deer Keeper Organizations