The case of the Dakota County deer, an adult male, marks the first time the fatal neurological disease has been detected in a hunter-harvested wild deer in the newly established south metro disease management zone.
The farm is located within the designated CWD endemic area in southeastern Minnesota and the herd enclosure was double-fenced in 2017.
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state DNR said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. “We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief…
New online form available for hunters.
CWD remains a highly serious threat to white-tailed deer and elk populations in Pennsylvania.
Changes for 2020 include voluntary sampling in affected areas, a new management zone and new surveillance areas.
Six counties in and near Twin Cities metro prohibited from deer feeding and attractants starting July 1.
Pennsylvania Game Commission set to take action, reveal spread related to CWD.
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Young buck was found nearly 100 miles from the state’s primary CWD area.
The DNR will expand deer feeding bans in central Minnesota starting today due to additional discoveries of chronic wasting disease in captive deer in late 2019.
New test results bring the total number of counties in Iowa where wild deer have tested positive to eight.
Also, the DNR confirms that a wild deer tested positive in Buffalo Township in Marquette County – the second wild deer that tested positive for CWD in the county. The first detection was during the previous deer season.
But CWD was not detected in wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota.
The ongoing chronic wasting disease investigation of farms tied to the Douglas County detection first reported in December 2019 has led to a CWD-confirmed doe on a Pine County farm. The herd in Pine County was being investigated because it provided animals to the Douglas County herd in the past, including the CWD positive doe that initiated the disease investigation.
Processors and hunters can use the incinerator to dispose of deer from high-risk counties and counties where animals have tested positive for the disease in southwest Tennessee.
Its location is also within 10 miles of adjacent Fond du Lac County. As required by law, this new CWD-positive detection will renew a three-year baiting and feeding ban in Sheboygan County and a two-year ban in Fond du Lac County.
8-year-old white-tailed doe tested positive for chronic wasting disease after its white-tailed buck pen-mate killed it in a small, two-deer, hobbyist herd.
The infection is the first detected in Dunn County.
The cow elk was harvested by a landowner on private land northeast of Red Lodge earlier this month.
The harvest occurred less than half a mile to the west of the existing Libby CWD Management Zone.
Best management practices to help protect hunters and their families against chronic wasting disease.
Hunters who harvest deer in north-central and southeast Minnesota during firearms deer season will have 26 dumpsters available in a variety of locations to dispose of carcasses after completing deer registration, chronic wasting disease sampling and removing the meat.
The Marquette University Law School Poll shows 46% believe CWD has stayed the same, 27% believe it’s increasing and 7% believe it’s decreasing.
Two mule deer taken in September have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, including one taken during the archery season from deer gun unit 4B in McKenzie County, where CWD had not previously been found.