2016 Deer Donation
Hunters who have harvested a deer and are interested in donating that animal for a local food pantry can do so through one of the Wisconsin DNR's participating meat processors.
Southwest Wisconsin meat processors that are participating include the Richland Locker in Richland Center (647-4577); the Eastman Locker in Eastman (874-4331); the Kickapoo Locker in Gays Mills (735-4531); Hidden View Butcher in Fennimore (822-7080); Spring Valley Meats in Cassville (794-2011); and Westby Locker & Meats in Westby (634-4541). Those interested in donating a deer must have the deer CWD tested before donating.
All adult deer harvested in the following counties are required to be tested for CWD: Adams, Grant, Green, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Lafayette, Portage, Racine, and Waukesha. All adult deer and fawns harvested from the following counties are required to be tested for CWD: Columbia, Dane, Iowa, Richland, Rock, Sauk, and Walworth.
The deadline for deer donation this hunting season is January 31, 2017. More information on the donating process along with a complete list of participating processors is available online at dnr-dot-wi-dot-gov.