Deer harvested in Liberty County tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease November 16, 2019 Montana,

Montana Deer Disease News and Information Archive

... Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks submitted 6,977 samples for chronic wasting disease testing during the 2019 season ... 142 tested positive for the fatal disease, including 86 white-tailed deer, 53 mule deer, two moose and one elk. These were Montana’s first detections in moose and wild elk..,

FWP encourages hunters to have all meat tested for CWD November 15, 2019 Montana, NBC Montana
... So far, 30 deer and one moose have tested positive for the disease in northwest Montana this year...

Deer harvested in Liberty County tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease November 16, 2019 Montana, KRTV Great Falls News
... The Moffat Bridge area is in Liberty County south of Chester...  Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks says the deer was taken on private land the first week of November..,

16 more deer test positive for CWD, including first in HD 705 December 23, 2019 Montana, Billings Gazette
... The last big batch of test results from animals harvested during the general season and sampled for chronic wasting disease has turned up 16 new positives, mostly in areas where the disease is already known to exist... This year, more than 7,000 animals have been sampled statewide, and 131 have tested positive for CWD..,
     White-tailed deer in southwest Montana tests positive for CWD December 18, 2019 Montana, The Montana Standard
... The first detection of chronic wasting disease in southwest Montana showed up in a white-tailed deer harvested by a hunter in the Ruby Valley during the general hunting season..,

... By following the 40 Carbon County mule deer that were collared, Stewart is hoping to find out where those animals go in the summer.  In 2017, Carbon County was the first place chronic wasting disease was detected in Montana whitetail and mule deer. Since then, sampling for the disease has expanded. Last hunting season 142 positive animals were identified ...

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