Work being done to slow down chronic wasting disease January 27, 2015 Pennsylvania

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Work being done to slow down chronic wasting disease January 27, 2015 Pennsylvania, Standard Speaker 
... To control the spread of the disease, the commission bans hunters from transporting infected parts out of deer management areas or into Pennsylvania from other states that have the disease.  Hunters cannot feed deer or use deer urine in deer management areas. That keeps deer from congregating and slows the transmission, which can occur through bodily fluids, feces and carcasses. The prion that causes CWD can remain alive in soil...



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