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NDA report: Bucks most susceptible to CWD, but does remain important part of management equation

In white-tailed deer, the rate of CWD prevalence is typically highest in adult bucks, followed by adult does, yearlings (1½-year-olds) of both sexes, and fawns, in that order. (Stock photo)

White-tailed bucks are more susceptible to chronic wasting disease (CWD) than any other deer.
That’s the crux of a recent CWD report from the National Deer Association (NDA). CWD is an always fatal neurological disease that has cropped up over the past 20 years, ultimately making a significant change in the deer management world.

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