CWD, Cost of Pennsylvania's chronic wasting disease response estimated at several hundred thousand October 21, 2012 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Deer Disease News Archive




..Game Commission Executive Director Carl Roe responded, "It's our obligation. We are putting together a request for a supplemental budget to pay for it." ... Ag has estimated that the impact could eventually be felt by more than a hundred deer farms because of the frequent transportation of deer between farms...

Chronic wasting disease problem could get very tricky October 20, 2012 Pennsylvania, Tribune-Review
... Wasting disease, or CWD, was found in a 3-year-old doe on a hobby-type deer farm in New Oxford in Adams County earlier this month... Pennsylvania has 1,100 captive deer farms — commercial facilities, hobby farms and hunting preserves — and they tend to move around a lot of deer among them, said Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Samantha Krepps...



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