A growing number of people have shown an interest in farming or breeding elk or deer. After all, these animals can be an excellent source of meat.

The regulations regarding various deer species vary a lot based on the state that you’re in. In some areas, farming these kinds of animals may not be a possibility for you. In other locations, you’ll be able to keep these animals as long as you follow the appropriate rules.

In the majority of cases, you’ll need to get some kind of license or permit in order to keep elk or deer. In the majority of cases, this will involve some kind of fee. You can expect to have to keep paying that fee on an annual basis.

If you want to learn more about keeping elk and deer, talk to your the people at your local department of agriculture. They’ll be able to fill you in on the basics. If you can keep deer in your area, they’ll be able to tell you what you need to do if you want to get your permit. They’ll also be able to inform you of local regulations and ordinances.