Of the 28 whitetail states that collect age data on bucks, Mississippi again top state in harvest of mature bucks
This is the second time the disease has been found in a farmed deer facility in Michigan, the last one coming in 2008
Female white-tailed deer tests positive for the disease near Dassel in Meeker County in southeastern Minnesota, making it three farm deer to test positive in the last month
Bear totals just shy of state record
That’s up significantly over last year, when 12,503 white-tailed deer were checked
The discovery will not change the current boundaries of the disease management zone, which is designated deer permit area 603 — special hunt begins Saturday, Dec. 31, in the permit area and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15.
School staff had to scramble to provide enough folding chairs for the more than 700 people who attended, all with an interest in white-tailed deer in southeastern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will focus actions to slow and hopefully eliminate the spread of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota within about a 10-mile radius of Preston and include a deer feeding ban in the five adjoining area counties.