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General Information

Normal Hematology and Serum Chemistry Values - A table of "normal" blood values for farmed Canadian elk.

Producing the Finest Elk Meat - An information article about slaughter and handling techniques that help to create fine dining.

Evaluation of Meat Yield and Quality in Elk (Year1) - Collaborative research done at Lacombe Research Station, AB, Canada on meat quality in elk.

Evaluation of Meat Yield and Quality in Elk (Year2) - Collaborative research done at Lacombe Research Station, AB, Canada on meat quality in elk.

Carcass and Meat Quality of Farmed Elk - A summary document of the meat quality research efforts done at Lacombe Research Station.


Diseases of Elk

Johne's Disease - A FAQ on Johne's Disease in deer and elk

Winter Tick - Preventative health care for elk

Winter Tick - Information on Dermacentor albipictus (external link)
 
Liver Fluke - Preventative health care for elk

Frequently Asked Questions on CWD - Some things you may want to know about CWD
 
Brainworm (Paralephostrongylus tenuis) Infection - An information article

Calf Scours in Cervids - An information article
 
Cerebellar Abiotrophy - A scientific report about this genetic brain disease in elk calves.