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Len_JubinvilleLeonard Jubinville grew up with 11 other siblings on a mixed farm in central Alberta, Canada. An entrepreneur even as a young man, he was raising pigs, cattle, selling milk and training horses from his family's farm. Later, he became a carpenter by trade and started his own construction company soon after completing his apprenticeship.

His farming background came in handy when he decided to venture into the newly government introduced deer farming industry in Alberta. Always up for a new challenge, he assisted in extracting whitetail deer from the wild to serve as seed stock for domestic herds, along with supplying his own deer herd.

He soon realized that good, safe and efficient deer handling equipment and systems would be required if a successful industry was to be built around the whitetail. Convinced the industry would thrive because the deer proved to so easily adapt to a farming environment, Leonard concentrated his efforts on creating his now highly recognized and respected deer handling equipment and facilities. He also created these within well laid out farms, which today he likes to call Nature Agri Parks because of their environmental benefits.

With anywhere between 200 and 700 deer on two different farms, Len had plenty of opportunity to handle many deer. This ensured that all equipment and facilities leaving the Delclayna Ranch were thoroughly tested.

While the deer farming industry grew in Alberta, Len served three years as vice-president, president and director of the Alberta Venison Council. He was also instrumental in initiating the formation of the Alberta Whitetail and Mule Deer Association. Never one to miss a learning opportunity, he also attended the World Deer Farming Convention in Ireland and accepted to become a delegate on a 10 day government organized game meat mission to Europe.

When the deer industry in Alberta collapsed under a burden of government regulations, Len remained loyal to the whitetail deer industry and continued to perfect his equipment. His commitment led to the creation and success of the patented DeerhandlerTM, which is sold and distributed through Deerstore.com.

With hundreds of satisfied customers from Yukon to Florida to Mexico, Len continues to operate Deerstore.com. He now often hires himself out as a consultant specializing in designing Nature Agri Parks with efficient deer handling facilities.

Len is a true promoter of the whitetail deer farming industry in North America. Always ready to share his ideas and experience, he eventually developed a Deer Farming Manual and began offering deer farming workshops and tours at his farm in St. Albert, Alberta. With attendees from Canada and the USA, it didn't take long for other provinces and states to invite him to speak at their functions.

During his seminars, his wealth of knowledge is always delivered with so much enthusiasm and passion that it makes those new to the industry want to join while at the same time uplifting and empowering existing farmers.

Len remains committed to his vision of a vibrant and sustainable whitetail deer farming industry in North America. Believing in the whitetail deer and remaining focused on the bigger picture is what has kept him going during the good and the turbulent times.

An industry built around nature and our North American cervids will ultimately result in becoming part of the wildlife and environmental solution rather than part of the problem. Len believes the more Nature Agri Parks we can build in North America, the better chance we have at saving our planet and ourselves.

Today, Len is an expert in deer handling and Nature Agri Parks and is proud of his accomplishments and is confident Deerstore.com will meet all your deer handling needs.


Luis_da_PonteLuis has been a part of the Delclayna team for over 10 years. In the beginning, his focus was on manufacturing the handling equipment. He was involved in research and development in the early years of Delclayna and helped the DeerhandlerTM to evolve into the safe and efficient chute it is today.

Luis' experience handling deer and manufacturing the equipment provides him with a wealth of knowledge to draw from when helping customers. He has taken his expertise into his position as General Manager and hopes to ensure all customers of Deerstore.com have a satisfying and informative shopping experience.

Not only is his experience helpful, his natural ability to think ahead, plan and organize ensures all Deerstore.com customer needs are looked after in a timely and efficient manner. With Luis on the job, the details of every customer's order are thoughtfully taken care of every step of the way.  

With a strong love for whitetail deer and fuelled by the belief that deer farming is not only viable but good for Mother Earth, Luis strives to assist the growth of the industry.


Sample Tunnel Layouts

View an interactive PDF version of our Delclayna Tunnel Systems.
Contact us for alternative layouts and to obtain a preliminary cost for your customized layout.

The DeerhanderTM has evolved over many years of experience and customer feedback.

Our product line includes a Grandpapa, a Papa, a Mama, a Junior, and a Baby version, so all types of deer farmers can find what they are looking for at Deerstore.com.

The DeerhandlerTM leads the deer farming industry!


Delclayna Tunnel Systems

A well-designed tunnel system is just as important as a good deer chute. Our tunnel systems allow deer to move efficiently through the tunnels and into the DeerhandlerTM with a minimal amount of stress to the deer.


  • Tunnel systems are available for left or right hand applications
  • tunnel systems can be designed in endless configurations to suit your needs
  • constructed of metal and plastic for durability and sanitation
  • plastic guillotine gates or sliding gates are used between tunnels (the configuration of the tunnel system will dictate the placement of slider or guillotine gates)
  • all boxes come complete with rubber floor mats
  • hardened acrylic enamel paint
  • sound proofing on metal panels
  • molded plastic tunnel box caps to reduce noise and prevent animal injury (Part # TCS4056)
  • all box caps have full length cavity for lighting installation
  • view ports make viewing inside box easy
  • designed for ease of assembly and transportation
  • twoway swing gates help to move deer forward or out
  • slotted door panels make it easy to view or tranquilize deer
  • all systems allow for the installation of a TT4400 Electronic Scale in T1 Box

Grandpapa Deerhandler

Check out the all new Grandpapa Deerhandler in our Showroom.

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Proven Deer Handling 
Facility and Farm Plans.


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