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Old Nov 10th 2018, 04:27 PM   #1
  Nov 2018
Lightbulb 1st grade teacher ready to follow dream

I'm a 32 year old woman, who's currently a 1st grade elementary school teacher,and I would like to start a deer farm from the ground up. I have had this dream for almost a decade now, since I met my husband and he took me shed hunting. The education field, is ran by people that know nothing about education, and my heart breaks all too often.

What would be the first thing on my list of things to look in to?
I have worked out cost, possible production of does/bucks, breeding costs, land cost, where I could get a loan, which agencies in CO I need to send info to and get approved, maintenance cost, etc.

When I was working the numbers, profit wise: how can this completely take place of my $30,000/year-ish salary? I just don't see how it can be at all profitable.

If I have the land, smarts, love, passion, and about $50,000 readily available to me; in how many years can I quit my job and work my deer farm FT? I don't know if age plays any part in regards to old age, savings, and eventually wanting to travel when I get into my 60's.

I am incredibly serious about this endeavor and would love any helpful advice, words of wisdom, anything. My husband would also like to retire doing this but I would be running it for the first 5-8 years mainly on my own, since he makes more than double my income. This is something I would like to have continued as a family business through my kids. I want to do it right.

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Old Nov 10th 2018, 05:19 PM   #2
  Jan 2010
first find out if it is legal in CO, then find someone who is raising them and talk to them...a lot
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Old Nov 10th 2018, 05:37 PM   #3
  Nov 2018
it is legal and from what I found there are no deer farms in CO
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Old Apr 28th 2020, 12:55 PM   #4
  Apr 2020
  Dallas TX
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Old Aug 23rd 2020, 10:48 PM   #5
  Jul 2020

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Old Sep 18th 2020, 07:54 AM   #6
  Sep 2020
From what I know there's a small deer farm in Colorado Springs. I'm a land surveyor there and we did the measurements for it years ago.

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Old Oct 24th 2020, 05:44 AM   #7
  Sep 2020
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 07:12 AM   #8
  Nov 2020
It's a good idea! Good luck with that, you'll enjoy having a deer farm. My mother enjoyed having a farm after securing her roofs by
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  Jun 2021
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Old Aug 30th 2021, 06:09 PM   #10
  Jun 2021
That's interesting idea. Goodluck on your new line of business.

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