Game Commission details chronic wasting disease August 29, 2014 Pennsylvania

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Game Commission details chronic wasting disease August 29, 2014 Pennsylvania, Clearfield Progress
... Justin Brown, DVM, Ph.D., ... said the disease is hard to detect because only dead animals can be tested for it... the disease is hard to catch in the early stages, which is why they test deer that are older than 12 months. He added they target the deer they believe could possibly be positive... it starts with a few deer in a small area and then spreads out in a circle. He noted it is like a "brush fire," and then sparks start it up in surrounding areas...

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