The National Veterinary Laboratory confirmed that a 15-year-old whitetail doe and a 2-year-old elk cow tested positive.
Department of Agriculture
The Mineral Point farm has been quarantined but reportedly is still open because properly handled dead animals leaving the premises do not pose a risk of spreading the disease.
The two deer had ear tags, are likely captive-herd escapees.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.
In a huge victory for outdoors types, decision removes threat to the nation’s most-visited wilderness, ensuring the continuation of the region’s hunting and fishing traditions, and safeguarding the fish and wildlife populations that call the area home.