Helping preserve hunting traditions for future generations.


Progress Made On Disease Regulatory Reform

The Alliance is excited about the major progress that was made at the United States Animal Health Association conference regarding changes for tuberculosis and brucellosis regulatory reform. Resolutions were also made regarding...

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NAEBA Applauds Arby’s Willingness To Serve Elk & Venison

The North American Elk Breeders Association (NAEBA) applauds Arby’s restaurants in their willingness to serve elk and venison sandwiches at some of their locations. While there is some pushback from a few...

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ACA Helps Eliminate Colorado’s Brucellosis Testing

  The American Cervid Alliance has helped eliminate Colorado’s Brucellosis interstate testing requirement effective January 2, 2018. This state-by-state requirement will need to be addressed by each state’s local industry, which is...

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April 13, 2018

William Vance, Hamilton, OH – Ruger 10/22 Take Down CAMO Model: 11180

March 30, 2018

Chanc McIntosh, Broken Bow, NE – CZ 52″ Wood .204 Model: 3024

IDEFA is a statewide group interested in all aspects of the Indiana deer and elk farming industry.  

IDEFA's mission is to help preserve hunting traditions for future generations. We accomplish this by building relationships with the hunting community, government agencies, one-on-one relationships and a support network of statewide deer and elk farmers and hunting preserve owners and operators.

Through IDEFA, Hoosiers benefit from prosperous, healthy and ethical deer and elk farming by:

  • providing safe hunting access to everyone
  • extending the hunting season
  • encouraging Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) inspection
  • supporting Indiana Board of Animal Health oversight
  • providing fun family experiences
  • supporting statewide economic boost


Join the IDEFA family today and help us preserve hunting traditions for future generations!


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