Chronic wasting disease could affect state hunting October 4, 2015 Arkansas

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Chronic wasting disease could affect state hunting October 4, 2015 Arkansas, Arkansas Online
... The rapid spread of the disease is attributable to captive deer breeders and commercial hunt facility operators transporting infected deer to new areas, Gray said [deer program leader for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission] ... Troy Landry, star of the Swamp People television show, was cited in 2012 for transporting deer in Arkansas that he and his sons killed in Nebraska... Wisconsin has spent $49 million fighting CWD since 2002 ...

Deer hunters warned about Chronic Wasting Disease October 8, 2015 Arkansas, KTBS
... the agency has not had a deer test positive for CWD in Arkansas ...  but it has spread to several other states including Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas... Symptoms associated with the disease include droopy ears, loss of fear and animals being abnormally thin or weak and confused...



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