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DNR Busy Testing Deer For Chronic Wasting Disease November 25, 2018 Minnesota

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DNR Busy Testing Deer For Chronic Wasting Disease November 25, 2018 Minnesota, Valley News Live 
... the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources remain busy, testing harvested deer for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)... Since July 1, the DNR reports there have been eight positive tests for CWD..,

...  in southeastern Minnesota’s wild deer population ... Ten new cases of the fatal neurological disease and another “suspected’’ case have cropped up this year, including in two male deer located outside the designated outbreak zone that encompasses Fillmore County...

... it will be the 29th case certified by tissue sampling since the outbreak was first detected in Fillmore County late in 2016... harvested 8.5 miles from a Winona County deer farm where a captive deer tested positive for CWD in 2017 ...
... It's the first time the neurological disease has been detected in Houston County since testing began in 2002..,


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