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New Zealand Deer Velvet Coalition representative, Felix Shen, has been among the millions isolating in Chinese apartments over the past six weeks as a result of the Chinese government’s lockdown of Shanghai and other provincial cities, as it
Despite the 2021/22 velvet season being an extremely challenging one for the industry, farmgate returns are looking up on the previous season and are continuing the longer-term upward trend.
A recent AgResearch study on deer velvet’s effect on immunity has been summarised in a new eight-page brochure Velvet and Immunity.
National MP Melissa Lee has had a positive influence on the NZ velvet industry over the years.
The latest export figures published by Statistics New Zealand demonstrate a strong start to this velvet season. For the year ending December 2017, velvet exports hit $67m – a new record for the industry. This is up from NZ$42m for 2016 year.