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Iron County committee recommends deer farm ban

 

January 18, 2019



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors will decide whether to ban deer farms for the time being after the county’s planning and zoning committee recommended imposing a temporary moratorium on importation and raising of cervids in the county Tuesday.

“Just to remind you, this doesn’t mean no deer farms ever. This is a one-year block on deer farms for us to figure out what we want to do,” zoning administrator Erika Roeder said in December. “It can be increased to two years at the the time of expiration, and then we can decide t...



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