Cottrell to speak on Chronic Wasting Disease August 13, 2013 Pennsylvania

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Cottrell to speak on Chronic Wasting Disease August 13, 2013 Pennsylvania, Allentown Morning Call
... Pennsylvania is the latest state in the U.S. to verify the existence of CWD in its deer population. The first documented case in the U.S. occurred in a mule deer in Colorado in 1967. More than 20 states and two Canadian provinces have documented cases of CWD... The disease usually manifests itself 2-4 years after exposure, and the symptoms include excessive drinking, urination and saliva dribbling. Infected animals will appear feeble and injured...



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