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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Expands Chronic Wasting Disease Containment Zone March 22, 2018 Texas

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... Since 2012 when the state first discovered the disease among mule deer in a remote mountain area along the New Mexico border, Texas has recorded 100 confirmed cases of CWD. Of those, 64 were discovered in captive deer breeding pens, 11 were hunter harvested on breeder deer release sites ..,

Chronic Wasting Disease: detecting the disease plaguing Texas’ deer populations November 14, 2019 Texas A&M AgriLife
... the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, tests hundreds of thousands of samples annually... In 2012, CWD was first discovered in Texas in free-ranging mule deer in the Hueco Mountains. Since then, the disease has continued to be detected in the West Texas and Panhandle regions in mule deer, white-tailed deer and elk..,

CWD, Texas Parks and Wildlife conducting Aerial Mule Deer Surveys in El Paso February 14, 2020 El Paso Herald-Post 
... The first case of CWD in Texas was discovered in 2012 in free-ranging mule deer in the Hueco Mountains of far West Texas. The disease has since been detected in free-ranging mule deer, white-tailed deer, and elk in ... in the northwest Panhandle.  The first case of CWD in Texas white-tailed deer was found in a Medina County deer-breeding facility in 2015 ..,



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