Bill Parker

Chronic wasting disease found in mid-Michigan deer ranch

Lansing, Mich. — A pair of 3.5-year-old white-tailed does from a high-fence deer hunting ranch in mid-Michigan’s Mecosta County recently tested positive for chronic wasting disease. CWD is an always fatal neurological disease that affects cervids including deer, elk, and moose. This is the second time the disease has been found in a farmed deer facility in Michigan. In 2008,…