A bit about


Deer Genetics NZ Ltd are a specialist red deer trophy producer. We are a high producing, dynamic, rapidly growing operation located in the heart of South Canterbury, New Zealand. We farm a diverse array of animals including: red deer, white red deer, fallow, elk, freisen bulls, heriford bulls, texas longhorn cattle, pitt island and white sheep. We run 6 000+ stock units over three properties comprising of 1000HA. In order to manage these farms effectively we have a yearly plan of priorities and what needs doing when.


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Contact Us


Kelly Bennett

Phone: 0274 324 215

Email: velveter@xtra.co.nz

Don Bennett

Phone: 0274 955 007

Email: deerdon@xtra.co.nz

Wendy Farnell (Office) 

Phone: 03 281 3525

Email: dgnzoffice@xtra.co.nz



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