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​384
Number of hunting ranches69 of the 384

The following data was last updated March 1​​, 2019:

Number of premises enrolled in the CWD herd status program​169
Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 200126
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive​15


*Updated daily through an automated database.

Deer Keeper Organizations