White Tail Deer

Wisconsin researchers: CWD found in soil near mineral licks

Research helps confirm longstanding suspicions that prions can accumulate in the environment in areas such as mineral licks or feeding and baiting sites where deer congregate, and scientists believe environmental reservoirs of prions could serve as an additional transmission route of CWD.

Walker calls for enhanced CWD protocols

Deer farmers would have three options for enhanced fencing, movement of live deer from CWD counties would be banned, and hunters would have to bone out carcasses in CWD counties or take carcasses directly to processors or taxidermists.

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