Trophy deer industry linked to disease, costs taxpayers millions March 28, 2014 Indiana

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Trophy deer industry linked to disease, costs taxpayers millions March 28, 2014 Indiana, Indianapolis Star
...  X-Factor, an Indiana deer that in his prime was worth an estimated $1 million.  His value as a stud comes not from research and not from the quality of his venison. Instead, his value is in those freakish antlers, the product of more than three decades of selective breeding... CWD's spread roughly coincides with the captive-deer industry's growth ...


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