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Old Dec 30th 2017, 01:50 PM   #1
 
  Oct 2017
  Michigan

Cervid: Reindeer
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Hello all, I'm new both to this forum and to deer farming. I'm from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and am planning to raise reindeer. I'm starting completely from scratch, just doing my homework at this point. Would be grateful for any advice, questions, and/or suggestions from you!

There are a few questions I have. How many acres would be ideal for a small start-up farm? I don't intend on ever getting real big, this is more about lifestyle than money for me. Ideally, I'd like to have 5-6 reindeer, and train at least a couple of them to pull sleds. I own an ice cream bike business, and would like to expand to something I could do during the winter (especially here, where winter is half the year!).

Looking forward to meeting you!
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Old Aug 17th 2018, 04:44 AM   #2
 
  Aug 2018
  Newberry Michigan

Cervid: White tale and reindeer
I from the upper Michigan too. Looking to start my own deer farm. Did you get yours in operation yet?
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Old Aug 17th 2018, 03:56 PM   #3
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  May 2009
  St. Ignace, Northern Michigan

Cervid: deer breeder
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Rudolph, Just down the road from you and wondering if you have any whitetails yet.After 31 years raising deer I will be retiring this fall and have 3 yearling bucks and 1 yearling doe plus 3 four year does for sale plus a dart gun and mis. items to get rid of. Give me a shout at 906/643/9311. Older does are on the North American Deer Registry. Harold
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Old Aug 18th 2018, 02:16 PM   #4
 
  Aug 2018
  Newberry Michigan

Cervid: White tale and reindeer
I would love to visit and see what you got. I'm out of town till Tuesday will call then
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