Summer/Fall Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak Hurts NC Deer November 1, 2012 North Carolina

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Summer/Fall Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak Hurts NC Deer November 1, 2012 North Carolina, Hcpress
... epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) ...  “It’s by far the biggest impact we’ve ever seen in the state here,” said Chris Kreh, District 7 wildlife biologist with NCWRC. He added that in around 30 of the western N.C. counties there have been over 1,500 confirmed reports of the disease since the outbreak began.  “And that’s just the ones we know about,” he said. “That’s a small percentage, I’m sure, of the actual mortality. Normally if we had 200 reports we would call that a bad year.”

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