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Deer Farming
In 2015 the West Virginia Legislature passed legislation that now gives the responsibility of control and regulation of captive cervids to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.
The transition of responsibilities for Captive Cervid farming, from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to the WVDA, is now taking place and the application process for all interested farmers is the next step.
The new law does require current license holders to reapply and update all information without any additional fees being charged.
If you have questions, contact the WVDA at 304-558-3200.