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Altrive Deer Farm - Early Years & Farmhouse

SINCE 1985

1918 Geoff Elder's Grandparents [James and Euphemia (Effie) Elder] purchased the 'Altrive' Farm

1979 Geoff Elder took over the family sheep stud farm.
1985 Geoff bought his first deer stags & hinds and started recording herd data.
1987 Geoff started keeping 2 year old stags that cut a minimum of 1.2kg of velvet.
2006 3yr deer stags had an great average velvet weight of 4.70kg.
2008 Geoff first tested & profiled the DNA of all of Altrive’s sires (stags), hinds and their progeny.
2009 Was Altrive Red Deer Farm's first great year of recognition when Altrive won THREE NATIONAL AWARDS in the NZ Annual National Velvet & Trophy Antler Competition. (read more about Altrive national awards)
2015 3yr stags reached an impressive average velvet weight of 6.20kg.
4yr and older stags had an average velvet weight of 9.41kg SS.
2017 2 year old stags retained reached an average weight of 4.8kg (a 4 fold increase on 1987)
Altrive deer retail health supplement products made with Altrive lineage deer velvet antler were launched.
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Altrive Elite Deer Stud

Today Altrive is a leading deer stud specialist, breeding 'ELITE' deer at the top tier & supplying progeny to the large farms (multiplier herds) and smaller scale farms (commercial herds).

Altrive Red Deer Farm sells superb deer stags, hinds & sperm bred from Altrive award winning stags which are renown for their superior DNA traits, such as large, perfect shape, high quality deer velvet antler.