Spread of deadly deer disease to Eastern Montana confirmed October 23, 2011

Montana Deer Disease News Archive




White-tailed deer deaths linked to epizootic hemorrhagic disease have been verified along the Tongue River ... "There is not much we can do as EHD is a viral infection carried by a biting midge that white-tailed deer are especially vulnerable to," said John Ensign, Region 7 wildlife manager. "There is no human health risk, and this should mitigate once we start getting freezing nighttime temperatures."



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