The Role of Velvet & Its Medicinal Uses

Antler chews are great for dogs!

Elk are raised for their nutritious, great tasting meat, for the medicinal value of velvet antler, for the decorative benefits of the hard antler, for breeding stock and to satisfy the demand for trophy bulls.


Elk antlers can be used for decorations and crafts, such as chandeliers, furniture, and picture frames.

Elk recipes, nutritional facts, and more!



Welcome to the WCDEFA website. The Wisconsin Deer and Elk Farmer’s Association was formed in 1993. The purpose of our association is to provide information to members and the public relating to the commercial deer and elk industry. Our activities are devoted to improving the techniques of the commercial raising of deer and elk livestock.