Deer velvet antler – research quality and returns through the pools

Deer Industry Association of Australia

  • Project code: PRJ-004358

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Friday, June 12, 2009

  • Project completion date: Monday, June 25, 2012

  • National Priority: DEE-Enhance industry success through targeted industry-specific RD&E


The project will review and analyze the quality and quantity of deer velvet antler received and sold through the velvet pools conducted by Australian Deer Horn & Co Products (ADH&CP) from 2000-1 to 2010-1. The project will also analyze the value received for velvet antler sold during the period 2000-1 to 2010-11

The project aims to reduce the cost of selling and production of deer velvet antler that meet supply chain quality standards for domestic and export markets. Also the project aims to increase the proportion of deer velvet antler that meets supply chain specifications for higher value domestic and export markets.



Research Organisation

Deer Industry Association of Australia