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CWD scare will be with Minnesota deer hunters for a long time to come April 12, 2011 Minnesota






CWD scare will be with Minnesota deer hunters for a long time to comeApril 12, 2011 Minnesota Disease Minnesota Public Radio
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t is not surprising that the discovery of chronic wasting disease in a wild white-tailed deer has turned Minnesota's deer management program on end. After all, our state boasts nearly 500000 licensed white-tailed deer hunters and it has a deep-seated ...Since 2002, the DNR has monitored the state's deer herd by testing for CWD at a level that offered a reasonable statistical confidence that the disease had not yet entered the population. And a recently completed special deer hunt near Pine Island, where the original infected deer was found, turned up no further cases of CWD.


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