Deer on Bedford County Hunting Preserve, Lancaster County Breeding Farm test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease February 12, 2018

Pennsylvania Deer Disease News and Information Archive



... two additional captive deer have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania, bringing the total to 46 since the disease was discovered in Pennsylvania in 2012.  The disease was confirmed in one white-tailed deer on a hunting preserve in Bedford County, and one at a Lancaster County breeding operation ..,

... A 2 1/2-year-old buck that recently died on a private deer farm near Denver had the dreaded chronic wasting disease ...  a deer from the same farm that had been sold to a hunting preserve in Wisconsin was shot by a customer and also tested positive for CWD ..,

... A deer at a farm in West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County is one of three captive deer that have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease ... the disease was confirmed in two other captive white-tailed deer on a small hobby farm in Greenfield Township, Blair County — marking the first time captive deer in Blair County have tested positive ...

Diseased deer killed at game farm June 17, 2018 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... Chronic wasting disease has been confirmed in 128 wild free-ranging deer in the state — the number skyrocketed since 2016 when just 25 cases had been confirmed... A herd of about 40 captive white-tailed deer was euthanized on a Lancaster County deer farm in February ...


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