This digital collection includes presentations given at the 8th International Wildlife Ranching Symposium held in 2014 for the symposia theme: Use of Wildlife for Food and Farming with Elk and Deer in Enclosed System.

Recent Submissions

  • Solving the food insecurity, education and economic paradigm in Africa and the Arctic: a partner in wildlife sustainability 

    Author(s):Drum, Douglas; Renecker, Lyle A.; Renecker, Lyle
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Healthy biosystems imply management of animal resources that are in synchrony with food supply. In the long-term, this translates into biological resources that have both economic and ecological sustainability and balance. ...
  • Perception of the Millennial generation (Y-generation) consumer of game (wildlife) meat and game meat safety, The 

    Author(s):Bekker, J. L. (J. Leon); Renecker, Lyle
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    As in other parts of the world, one of the options for conservationists and game farmers is to channel the meat as a result of harvesting or hunting activities into the local and international food markets. Game meat is ...
  • Game (wildlife) meat safety: understanding the game meat supply chain and the roles of role-players in a multifaceted control environment 

    Author(s):Bekker, J. L. (J. Leon); Renecker, Lyle
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    As in other parts of the world, the South African game industry is expanding and game meat is finding its way in the local and international food supply chain. In order to do effective game meat control, one must have an ...
  • Cervid field medicine & surgery 

    Author(s):Wagner, Douglas; Schafer, Shawn
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Cervid field medicine & surgery: Farmed Cervids present a challenge to manage and treat when disease is present. While these animals are in a farmed situation they are not domesticated and the stress placed upon them to ...
  • Game meat scheme in South Africa, The 

    Author(s):van der Merwe, Maretha; Renecker, Lyle
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Over 10,000 privately owned fenced wildlife ranches with 16 million head of game have transformed 25 million ha of marginal agricultural land with limited water into thriving operations with far greater economic output ...
  • Bison conservation ranching on Blue Valley Ranch 

    Author(s):Kossler, John; Handyside, Perry; Richert, Josh; Schafer, Shawn
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    For 20 years, Blue Valley Ranch has been practicing conservation ranching in the Rocky Mountains of north-central Colorado with a focus on wildlife and agricultural production. An integrated resource management approach ...