Alabama DCNR to check deer for CWD in northwest counties January 1, 2019

Alabama Deer Disease News and Information Archive



...  increasing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) surveillance ... after deer in nearby Mississippi and Tennessee counties tested positive  ... "CWD incubates in a whitetail for an estimated minimum of 16 months and an average of two years before the deer becomes "clinical" and begins to show symptoms or act sick, at which point it won't last much longer," ...

... In response to deer in Mississippi and Tennessee testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is increasing surveillance and testing efforts...



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