Two Deer Test Positive for CWD March 23, 2105 North Dakota

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Two Deer Test Positive for CWD March 23, 2105 North Dakota Game and Fish
... Two mule deer taken during the 2014 deer gun season from unit 3F2 in southwestern North Dakota have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, wildlife veterinarian for the State Game and Fish Department. The total now stands at seven deer to test positive for CWD since 2009, and all were from the same general area within unit 3F2. “This isn’t surprising, and the number of positives coming out of the area remains low,” Grove said, while mentioning both hunters were notified of the positive results... Since the Game and Fish Department’s sampling efforts began in 2002, more than 25,000 deer, elk and moose have tested negative for CWD...



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