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​301
Number of hunting ranches68 of the 301
Number of premises enrolled in the CWD herd status program


The following data was last updated September 30, 2021​:

Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 200134
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive​19



*Updated daily through an automated database.

Deer Keeper Organizations