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Tests Show No Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota December 11, 2017

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Tests Show No Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota December 11, 2017 WDIO-TV
... The testing ... found no spread of the disease beyond the state's designated disease management zone near Preston in southeastern Minnesota, where CWD was already known to exist in wild deer. Tests from that zone found six confirmed and one suspected case, which is down from 11 last season..,

... to further work against chronic wasting disease... the goal is to both continue data gathering and thin the deer population in the area... through the firearm seasons, six confirmed cases of chronic wasting were found in the permit area 603 and two in deer taken from a farm in Winona County..,

Passive response to CWD would devastate deer herd February 15 2017 Minnesota, Post-Bulletin
... So far, eight wild deer have tested positive ...  The Preston/Lanesboro area is ground zero ... t there are areas in the state where nearly half the mature bucks killed by hunters have the disease ...

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