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Deer Disease Could Be Bad For Business September 12, 2012 Michigan

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Deer Disease Could Be Bad For Business September 12, 2012 Michigan, Fox17
New numbers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources show just how quickly a deadly deer disease called Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease or EHD is spreading. As of September 12th, 2,785 cases of EHD have been reported ... "People have been coming in here like crazy, talking about it," said Joe Koperski, an employee at the sporting goods store... 

Deer Disease May Keep Hunters AwaySeptember 11, 2012 Michigan, Fox17
EHD is a disease that according to the DNR basically cooks the deer from the inside out and can kill in hours or days... According to the DNR the phone has been ringing non-stop with dead deer reports. Several counties in West Michigan reporting 40, 50, even 200 dead deer in one stretch of land... 

Infected deer dying across regionSeptember 14, 2012 Michigan, Battle Creek Enquirer
A hard frost will kill the insects that are infecting the deer population with Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease and end the outbreak, said Ken Kesson, a wildlife biologist in Jones for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources ... The disease was first seen in 1955 when deer died in New Jersey and Michigan ...


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