Game Commission sampling as many deer as possible within 11 townships in Bedford and Blair counties.
One of three new cases of chronic wasting disease found in a wild deer this summer represented a first.
State wildlife and agriculture officials are proposing a new rule to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease from an Amish-owned hunting preserve and associated deer farm in Holmes County.
Differs from advice given to Wisconsin by Dr. James Kroll
CWD-positive doe only case out of 60 tested so far
Persuades Vermont wildlife officials to ban hunters’ use of deer urine
Disease Management Area 2 again expanded due to new cases.
A Millersburg, Ohio, deer farm owner has been ordered to destroy a second captive deer herd after tests on a dead white-tailed deer from one of Daniel Yoder’s two breeding farms was confirmed positive for contagious fatal chronic wasting disease.
Summary: Study says human genetics can thwart disease
A Holmes County judge refused to dismiss felony charges of tampering with evidence against the operator of a private hunting preserve resulting from an investigation of deer suspected of being exposed to fatal chronic wasting disease.
A Holmes County trophy deer farm owner has been charged with four felony counts of tampering with evidence as part of a criminal investigation involving fatal chronic wasting disease by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Is the Pennsylvania Game Commission doing everything it can to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease?
Public meetings to discuss herd status after third hunter-harvested deer tests positive for disease during 2014 hunting season.
The people in charge of monitoring farmed deer in Pennsylvania are likely looking west across the state’s border and feeling lucky.
Editor’s note: Due to a production error, the second half of this story did not appear in the print edition of Ohio Outdoor News dated Dec. 19. The complete story is printed here. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Game management officials speculate about elk vulnerability
More studies could reveal useful knowledge on possible relationships between CWD and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
First the bad news: A case of chronic wasting disease has been found in Ohio for the first time on a private game reserve.
Buck is linked to a northwestern farm
Prevalence is high on game farm in Jefferson County
CWD concerns prompt push to Ag secretary
For now, Ohio’s deer herd appears clean of any chronic wasting disease.
Authorities still need to remain vigilant against disease
Disease area deer harvest will be dictated by agency’s staff
Game commissioners, at their early April meeting here, expressed fear about chronic wasting disease getting into the state’s elk herd
This is a laser that cuts a pretty wide swath.