Deer farming changes debated May 12, 2015 North Carolina,

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Deer farming changes debated May 12, 2015 North Carolina,
... Senate Bill 513, this year's omnibus Farm Bill ... One section of the bill would move the oversight of "captive cervid herds" – deer and elk farms – from the Wildlife Resources Commission to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and would allow deer to be transferred between farms within the state...

... Deer and elk breeders have sought the change in regulations, arguing their animals are livestock and the industry had dwindled under Wildlife Resources Commission oversight...

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