GFP Reports On Chronic Wasting Disease July 15, 2011 South Dakota

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GFP Reports On Chronic Wasting Disease July 15, 2011 South Dakota MidwestDeerHuntingBlogSpot

As part of its ongoing surveillance for the presence of chronic wasting disease in deer and elk in South Dakota, the Game Fish and Parks Department tested more than 1,700 animals from July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2011....Eight elk and 25 deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease during the period... GFP began testing for presence of the disease in 1997 and has tested more than 23,000 wild deer and elk. A total of 173 cases of chronic wasting disease were found among the tested animals....

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