The CWD special hunt will take place Dec. 16-18 and offers hunters plenty of flexibility to take additional deer.
The adult buck was harvested opening weekend of the firearms season about 10 miles south of Bemidji in deer permit area 184.
Disease prevalence rate for deer taken by hunters was 4.5%.
Deer baits and food ‘supplements’ are readily available but, in most instances, are illegal to use in Illinois.
This herd has been officially quarantined since October 2020 and is part of the Board of Animal Health’s (Board’s) investigation into the CWD-positive Beltrami County herd.
One notable difference this fall will be fewer self-service sampling stations than in previous seasons.
Pa. Game Commission sinking millions annually into chronic wasting disease fight.
Brings the total to 11 positives since the fall of 2020.
ODNR uses sharpshooters to purge deer in March.
The measure passed both Houses and is expected to be delivered to the governor’s desk someday in the near future.
If we don’t win this battle against CWD, prepare for wild places without deer. That would be a terrible loss.
This is the first time CWD has been detected in wild deer in this deer permit area, so the DNR is also taking immediate steps to understand the prevalence of the disease in wild deer in the Grand Rapids area, the DNR says.
Deer feeding and attractant bans expand; fall sampling shows CWD prevalence remains low, DNR says.
The DNR worked to obtain all available information from agencies outside Minnesota that are involved in the regulation of farmed deer, but has concluded that learning more won’t be possible due to loss of records, variability in the ways other jurisdictions monitor CWD in deer farms and in wild deer, and the lack of testing in some other states.
The Michigan DNR, Michigan State University Extension, Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the National Deer Association will be hosting chronic wasting disease testing seminars in Montcalm, Kent and Ionia counties this fall. At the seminars, DNR biologists will demonstrate how to collect lymph node CWD samples from a harvested deer. These samples can be submitted for testing with a U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved laboratory for a…
LITTLE ROCK — Getting your deer tested for chronic wasting disease not only is free through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, it might even land you a free hunting and fishing for life. Thanks to a donation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, every Arkansas resident who has their harvested deer tested for CWD this year will be…
Would be the first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in a wild deer along Minnesota’s border with North Dakota.
The farm where CWD was detected reportedly sold nearly 400 deer to 40 farms in seven states during the past five years.
Organizations forming the new CWD Action Coalition include state and national groups and a Minnesota tribe
Amendment that would have banned new deer farms in state of Minnesota failed last week on a 29-36 vote in state Senate.
New baiting and feeding ban in effect.
Advocates switching to DNR from BAH.
Emergency action meant to provide time to understand connections between known CWD-positive farms and preventing additional transfers from potentially exposed farms.
Additional CWD-positives, illegal carcass disposal spur expanded investigation, response in Beltrami County
Twelve additional white-tailed deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in the infected Beltrami County farmed deer herd.
They’re the first-ever scientists to successfully deploy a CWD field test.
The new method utilizes a piece of tissue from the animal’s ear for testing. Previously, more invasive tests had proven effective but difficult to collect, including a rectal sample or biopsy of lymph nodes.