North American Elk, or Wapiti, are considered by some to be an exotic
animal but the Roosevelt (also called the Olympic), Manitoban, Rocky Mountain, and Tule Elk are a viable industry livestock. Ranchers and
farmers are discovering the magnitude of elk as an investment in the future
with three separate and thriving markets:
Elk meat not only has a very pleasant taste but is also very low in both cholesterol and fat.
Elk antler velvet has been used in the Orient for medicinal purposes for thousands of years
and is now being discovered by consumers on this continent.
Trophy elk are in high demand by North American hunters.
Listen to a Bull Elk Bugle