The Mission of ILDFA shall be:

To promote the Illinois cervid industry.

Provide educational opportunities for others and ourselves through the sharing of information.

To be a collective voice in governmental issues that effect Illinois cervidae.

To provide a forum for discussion of problems of deer farming and to keep members fully informed on all matters of interest to deer farmers and potential deer farmers.

To promote high ethical standards in the care, handling and harvesting of Illinois cervidae.

Insist that our membership operate in a legal, honest and forthright manner with fellow members, other cervidae producers and the general public.