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 (Year 1)Collaborative research done at Lacombe Research Station, Canada on meat quality in elk.
Evaluation of Meat Yield and Quality in Elk (Year 2) Collaborative research done at Lacombe Research Station, 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.
Body Condition Scoring for Cervids Developed by the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Being able to accurately body condition score will help ensure your animals are
performing at their peak. More information is available at http://http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex9622
where there are downloadable PDFs featuring information factsheets about body condition scoring and related topics in various species of livestock.
Diseases of Elk
Johne's Disease Frequently asked questions (and answers) 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.