FRANZ VOGELMAYER

Auf der Gugl 3
A-4021 Linz
Austria
Tel: +(43) 50 6902 1345    Fax:+(43) 50 6902 1800
E-mail: 

franz.vogelmayer@lk-ooe.at

President of FEDFA 2010 - 2012
 

ROLF ERIKSSON

Igelfors, Backahojden 63

SE-612 95 Finspång

SWEDEN

+46 705 940448

erikssonrolf@telia.com

 

President of FEDFA 2008-2010


He has a carrer as a radiologist for many years. Formore then 10 years he now he has lived on his forrest estate raising red deer and minishetlands ponnies.

He was chairman of the Swedish Deer Farmers Association 2005-2010.
At the moment (2011) he is building and managing this new website.


DR T JOHN FLETCHER (Scotland)

Reediehill Deer Farm

Auchtermuchty

Cupar

Fife KY14 7HS

U.K.

Tel: + (44) 01337 828369       Mobile: + (44) 802 444128

Fax: + (44) 01337 827001

E-mail: tjohn.fletcher@virgin.net

 

President of FEDFA 2006-2008.

 

He is too well known in the deer community to need a more detailed presentation.

 


Mr. BERTIE J. WALL

Irish Deer Farmers' Association (IDFA)

Beech Lawn House

Callahow, Drumcollogher

Co. Limeric

Ireland

Tel.: + (353) 63 85030

Fax: + (353) 63 85247

 

President of FEDFA 1998 - 2000 

 
He was Chairman of the Organising Committee of the 2nd World Deer Farming Congress and has been President of the Irish Deer Farmers Association and Secretary of the Irish Venison Industry Board.  He has been Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors of Limerick University and Director of four University Companies.  He was a member of the Forum for the Shannon Region and chaired the TaskForce for Agribusiness, whose report became the blueprint for the development of national resources in the Mid-West of Ireland.  He is a consultant to the Deer Industry and farms dairy cows and deer near Drumcollogher in County Limerick.

Mr. EJVIND B. HERLEVSEN

Landsforeningen af Danske Hjorteavlere (LADH)

(Danish Deer Farmers' Association)

Havndalvej 27

9550  Mariager

Denmark

Tel.: + (45) 98 54 10 79

Fax: + (45) 98 54 21 20

 

President of FEDFA 1993 - 1995


A founding member and past chairman of Landsforeningen af Danske Hjorteavlere (The Danish Deer Farmers Association).  He was a member of the World Congress Organising Committee.

 

He was trained as an officer in the Royal Danish Lifeguards and has been Battalion Commander in the UN peacekeeping operations in Cyprus and Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence and Security at NATO Headquarters of the Northern European Command in Norway.  He retired to take over the family farm at Mariager, Denmark, where he has established a small fallow deer farm where the activity includes sale (and export) of breeding stock and conduct of a Sire Reference Scheme.

 


Mr. JOHAN TRYGVE SOLHEIM

Norwegian Deer Farmers Assosiation (NHF)

Norwegian Deer Center  (SNH)

N - 6914  Svanøybukt

Norway

Tel.: + (47) 57 75 21 80

Fax: + (47) 57 75 21 90
E-mail: hjort@svanoy.com

 

 President of FEDFA 2003 (autumn) - 2006


Johan Trygve Solheim is manager of Svan
oy Foundation, Svanoy House Foundation and Norwegian Deer Centre. The foundations are mainly concerned with rural development and restoring of old buildings at the island of Svanoy, but has been deer farming since 1990 by running a small research farm with both Red and Fallow deer.  He graduated at the Agricultural University of Norway, Department of Biology & Nature Conservation in 1987.

Dr. PAUL AUDENAERDE

President - Association Benelux  pour Éleveurs de Cervides (ABÉC)

Marquettepolderstraat I

8340 Lapscheure - Damme

Belgium

Tel.: + (32) 50 50 06 66

Fax: + (32) 50 50 06 67

E-mail:  info@cervus-europe.com

 

President of FEDFA 2000 - 2003 (autumn). 


Dr Audenaerde is a Senior Partner in a large veterinary practice near Bruges in Belgium. He started deer farming in 1989 and was the founding President of Association Benelux pour Ileveurs de Cervides (ABIC), the Benelux Deer Farmers Association. He is FEDFA’s observer on the EU Standing Veterinary Council in Brussels. 

Professor Dr. GÜNTER REINKEN

German Deer Farmers' Association (BLW)

Höhlenweg 10

D 53125 Bonn

Germany

Tel./fax: + (49) 228 251433

 

President of FEDFA 1995 - 1998


He has had a distinguished career as Professor of Agriculture at Bonn University and Vice-Director of the Rhineland Chamber of Agriculture with responsibility for seven research stations.  With 5 books and 260 publications to his name he has been consultant to European and overseas governments and lectured widely on deer farming.  He founded the German Fallow Deer Farmers Association in 1975 and his book ‘Deer Farming’ is a standard work on fallow deer farming.

MR. A G (TONY) ARMITAGE

British Deer Farmers' Association (BDFA)

Mervinslaw Estate

Camptown, by Jedburgh

Roxburgshire

Scotland TD8 6PL

Tel: + (44) 18358 40266

Fax: +(44) 18358 40362

 

First President of FEDFA 1990 - 1993


He is former and present Chairman of the British Deer Farmers Association.  He was the FEDFA representative at the 1st World Deer Farming Congress in New Zealand in 1993 and a member of the Organising Committee for the 2nd World Deer Farming Congress in Limerick.

 

He qualified at Harper Adams Agricultural College and used to farm extensively in Scotland with over 1000 acres of arable and large sheep and beef units together with the deer, which he started farming in 1985.  Mervinslaw Estate also included a successful visitor attraction, the Jedforest Deer and Farm Park, was run by his wife.