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Aroostook home to largest, oldest red deer farm in country February 28, 2013 Maine

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Aroostook home to largest, oldest red deer farm in country February 28, 2013 Maine, Bangor Daily News 
... With a herd of 1,000 animals on 500 acres of pasture in southern Aroostook County, Shakaree is the largest and oldest red deer operation in the country, according to farm manager Mark Drew...  While red deer velvet can enhance the performance of human athletes, Drew says most of the velvet harvested from Shakaree Farm is sold as an additive for animal feed, especially for race horses...



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