LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans eager to donate or obtain harvested deer can take part within the Deer Alternate.

This program is designed to accommodate the extra harvest of deer. It brings collectively hunters who’ve a surplus of deer with recipients keen to simply accept the deer meat.

The Deer Alternate, which is out there yearly from Sept. 1 by means of March 1, permits hunters and potential venison recipients to affix a database and seek for different taking part events of their space. Events will work out the small print of the switch. Whereas the venison can’t be bought, recipients might pay for the processing or butchering of the meat. Donors and recipients can register on-line totally free.

Recipients could have the selection of accepting entire discipline dressed deer, skinned and boned deer, wrapped and frozen deer or processed meat. Donors are chargeable for correctly discipline dressing and checking deer at a examine station earlier than switch.

When transferring recreation animals, the hunter should present the next data on a switch tag: identify, telephone quantity, allow quantity or seal quantity, estimated weight of meat (in kilos), species of animal, date taken, signature of donor and identify of recipient. A switch tag is out there on web page 44 of the 2017 Large Sport Information. Go to

To affix the Deer Alternate or view individuals, go to