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.
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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.
A just-released University of Wisconsin study of chronic wasting disease recommends focusing more hunting pressure on the deer most likely to carry and spread CWD in whitetails: bucks, the males of the species.
A white-tailed deer that was killed by a vehicle in Bedford County last fall has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Concerns remain disease could resurface in N.Y.
Recent research has shown that plant roots can absorb prions that cause chronic wasting disease from soil, although it is unclear whether animals eating those plants can be infected by CWD
Despite objections by many hunters and most wildlife watchers, the state’s deer culling program appears to be accomplishing its goal of containing and limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease
As Ohio awaits its possible turn as the next place where chronic wasting disease (CWD) shows up in the deer herd, state scientists have already mapped out a defensive strategy.
Facing two chronic wasting disease management areas this fall – double the zones involved in last year’s first go-round with CWD in Pennsylvania – the Game Commission is looking to cut costs and staff commitments.