Meeting prompted after a deer harvested during the 2016 hunting season in west-central Clayton County tested positive for chronic wasting disease — the first wild deer that tested positive for CWD outside of Allamakee County.
Two deer farms will remain under quarantine for five years after the last potentially-exposed deer is gone.
Agency says move would provide more permanent status and structure to requirements and restrictions that have been addressed by executive order.
It’s the first chronic wasting disease-positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County; meeting scheduled to discuss disease
Two meetings scheduled for interested landowners, hunters and deer farmers.
State taking steps, following plan to deploy early detection and containment strategy
Helping DNR collect additional deer samples near Harpers Ferry to look for chronic wasting disease
In first poll, majority said they wouldn’t eat venison from deer taken in southeastern Minnesota, where there have been six positive CWD cases in the last two months
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That’s down about 11,000 from the previous year, according to a State of Illinois release on deer hunting numbers for 2016-17
Since presence of disease in state was confirmed last February, the state Game and Fish Commission has had to send tissue samples to a Wisconsin lab
This brings the number of CWD-positive wild deer in southeastern Minnesota to six
Doe, buck were taken during gun season in southwestern part of the state
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Representatives at a SHOT Show meeting especially worried about CWD’s impact on white-tailed deer, which provides roughly 83 percent of the nation’s recreational hunting
Female white-tailed deer tests positive for the disease near Dassel in Meeker County in southeastern Minnesota, making it three farm deer to test positive in the last month
A look at what the reappearance of the disease means for Minnesota, as well as Wisconsin and Iowa
Four deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
Confirmation of the new cases would bring the total number of current CWD-positive deer to five
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Agency spokesman said that, through mostly confiscations, the site gathered many more dead deer than it could give away, resulting in the pileup of deer left to decompose naturally
DNR managers say the cost of tracking and monitoring CWD is worth it as the state has been able to keep the deer disease at bay compared to neighboring states
The discovery will not change the current boundaries of the disease management zone, which is designated deer permit area 603 — special hunt begins Saturday, Dec. 31, in the permit area and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15.
Buck mule deer was infected.
School staff had to scramble to provide enough folding chairs for the more than 700 people who attended, all with an interest in white-tailed deer in southeastern Minnesota.
Disease detected as part of state’s voluntary monitoring program for the disease.