A University of Saskatchewan professor of physiology has found scientific evidence that elk velvet antler (EVA) may protect the liver from disease. Dr. Susan Hemmings, who has established a research program committed to assessing the impact of nutraceuticals on the liver, is a professor in the Department of Physiology . . . → Read More: Velvet antler protects the liver
Dogs and Arthritis
The elk farming industry in North America was built on velvet antler. Elk velvet antler (EVA) has been used in Asia for over 2,000 years as a medicinal and health product. High demand and prices for velvet, especially from Korea,fueled the growth and expansion of the elk . . . → Read More: How Dogs can Save the Elk Industry
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The more research I do, the more excited I get about the potential markets for elk velvet antler (EVA) as a nutraceutical product. I believe the future for EVA sales is bright because of three developing trends:
1. Growth in complementary and alternative medicines.
2. Issues with chemical . . . → Read More: Nutraceutical Opportunities for Velvet Antler
Profit in the elk business depends on improving the volume and efficiency of antler production. When grain and other feed is expensive, it is difficult to spend the money to try to increase returns from antlers, but the investment may be worth it. Elk that have good genetics for . . . → Read More: Improving antler production
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Velvet antler has been entering the North American market very slowly through pharmacies and health food stores. Discussions were held with health food stores and pharmacies in Saskatoon (Canada) to understand the marketing strategies for these products. Velvet antler is considered to be a nutraceutical.
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Dogs suffering from arthritis and other joint-problems show significant improvement after taking elk velvet antler (EVA).This was the major finding of a sixteen-month-long research project to determine the best strategies for the marketing and promotion of dog health products to North American consumers.
The study was done by Qeva Corp., a Calgary-based EVA . . . → Read More: Elk velvet antler helps dogs with arthritis