The Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, Russia. A deer farm. Here they sort deers out, vaccinate them and select animals for slaughter. Venison is highly valuable meat.
In the photo: senior deer breeder Vasily Nikolaevich, 72.
There are about 2500 deer here.
Deer are very careful animals.
And really fast!
Typical transport of deer breeders. It’s environmentally safe and highly effective.
Another deer breeder.
Dogs are cute as usual.
It’s very difficult to catch a deer.
Deer breeders have no time for a smoke break because each minute of the day is important.
Sawing off the deer’s antlers.
This is their regular dinner: a deer, bread, salt, blood…
Loading carcasses on the cart.
Fresh warm deer’s liver is a real delicacy.
Women have to remove blood from the deer.
The youngest deer breeder and his dog.
A veterinarian examines the meat.
A family of deer breeders.
The head of the family, Victor.
Location: The Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area