CWD

Mandatory testing for deer taken in SE Minnesota CWD management zone

Archery hunters in deer permit area (DPA) 603 will be required to submit the head from all adult deer 1 year or older so lymph nodes can be tested for CWD.When archery deer season opens Saturday, Sept. 16, mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease and restrictions on moving deer carcasses begins again in southeastern Minnesota’s CWD management zone, deer permit…

Rare CWD elk case in Sheridan, Wyo., area

CWD is a fatal, neurological disease of deer, elk, and moose caused by an infectious protein that affects the animal’s brain. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says a cow elk in southeast Washakie County has been diagnosed with chronic wasting disease. Agency spokesman Renny MacKay says the elk had been previously collared…