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 ​243
Number of hunting ranches in Wisconsin​ 65 of the 243
Number of premises enrolled in the CWD Herd Status program

​​The following data was last updated Sept. 25​​​, 2023:​​​
Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 200144
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive ​22​

Additional Information​

Deer Keeper Organizations