3 deer harvested in Blaine County have tested positive for chronic wasting disease November 16, 2018 Montana

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... The deer were harvested within the 2018 priority surveillance area, which includes the northern half of Blaine County... 

Deer in Blaine County test positive for CWD November 15, 2018 Montana, FWP News
... Test results from three deer harvested in Blaine County have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.  The deer were harvested within the 2018 priority surveillance area, which includes the northern half of Blaine County.  As a result, the northern part of Blaine County — north of U.S. Highway 2 — has been designated a CWD-positive area ..,

... test results from CWD surveillance samples taken during the last week of Montana’s general hunting season showed nine more deer to be suspect of chronic wasting disease..,
     More CWD in Montana Deer Tissue Samples December 5, 2018, klyq
... So far this year, 22 deer are strongly suspected of having Chronic Wasting Disease, according to the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks...

FWP official says state in good position as threat of wildlife disease spreads December 10, 2018 Montana, Helena Independent Record
... As more cases of chronic wasting disease are diagnosed in hunter-killed deer in north-central Montana, the Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a larger deer harvest in the Carbon County area in an attempt to slow the disease’s spread..,



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