Legalizing deer breeding farms proposed February 27, 2012 Mississipp

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Legalizing deer breeding farms proposed February 27, 2012 Mississippi, NECN 

Missouri is the 15th state with confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild cervid populations ... According to the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance, of the 15 states with documented CWD cases in its wild populations, eight have found CWD at legal deer breeding farms. In most of those instances, CWD first appeared in captive deer in pens near where it was later found in wild animals...

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