Farm-Raised Deer Program

The Farm-Raised De​er 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 ranches 68 of the 301
Number of premises enrolled in the CWD herd status program


The following data was last updated February 9​, 2022​​:

Number of farms with a CWD positive test since 2001 37​
Number of herds depopulated as a result of a CWD positive ​19


*Updated daily through an aut​omated database.

Deer Keeper Organizations