Would be the first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in a wild deer along Minnesota’s border with North Dakota.
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Emergency action will provide time to understand connections between known CWD-positive farms and identify and prevent transfer from potentially exposed herds, agency says.
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.