Latest Venison Stories

2010-10-01 07:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's early firearms antlerless deer seasons - early muzzleloader season, Oct. 16-23, and special firearms season for junior, senior, active duty military and certain disabled hunters, Oct.

2009-11-20 10:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania hunters can help feed hungry families by donating extra deer meat to a statewide distribution network, the Department of Agriculture said today.

2009-10-27 12:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday gift-giving season coming up, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is pleased to announce that its popular 2010 wildlife calendar now is available.

2009-02-10 18:06:29

Experts say lead shot from firearms and lead sinkers might pose health risks for humans and wildlife alike. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday that studies indicate venison often contains lead fragments, and birds have been found with fishing sinkers in their bodies and elevated lead levels in their blood. In Wisconsin, 15 percent of 199 samples of commercially processed venison contained lead bullet fragments, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Department of...

2008-11-06 12:20:00

Pregnant women and young children in North Dakota are being advised to avoid eating meat from wild game killed with lead bullets, health officials said.

2008-10-12 03:00:10

By Johnson, Lisa Marie I've recently found myself musing on why, in this age of luxury linens and 24-hour room service, an increasing number of lifestyle initiatives are so keen to reacquaint us with our wild side.

2008-09-24 15:00:38

Lambing is well under way in all regions and indications of the number of lambs born this season should soon be available as tailing begins for early season lambs. Confirmation of contract prices for supply of lamb to the lucrative European Christmas market should occur within the next few weeks.

2008-09-03 15:00:32

It was another sluggish week for beef exporters, with reduced prices for product exported to the US, directly attributed to the high availability of US domestic product.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By Will Elliott Have bow, will travel to Ellicottville the weekend of Aug. 21- 23. That's when the International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) holds its 2008 World Championship at Holiday Valley Mountain Resort. Annually, this IBO event attracts more than 2,000 shooters and their families.

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