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IADNR Reports First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease July 24, 2012 Iowa

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IADNR Reports First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease July 24, 2012 Iowa, WOI
A white-tail deer at a hunting preserve in Davis County has become the first positive detection of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Iowa... Iowa has tested 42,557 wild deer and over 4,000 captive deer and elk as part of the surveillance program since 2002 when CWD was found in Wisconsin. The DNR will increase testing of wild deer in the area by working with hunters and landowners to collect samples from hunter harvested deer beginning this fall... 



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