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Captive deer herd euthanized after CWD discovery November 19, 2015 Wisconsin

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Captive deer herd euthanized after CWD discovery November 19, 2015 Wisconsin, The Country Today
...  23 deer that were part of a captive deer herd near Fairchild tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a figure that could grow ... federal veterinarians and animal health technicians this week killed the entire captive deer herd at the farm about five miles north of Fairchild. A total of 228 deer — 163 adults and 65 fawns ...
     State kills 228 deer at game farm after CWD found November 18, 2015 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... State officials expressed a desire over the summer to depopulate the captive cervid facility owned by Richard Vojtik near Fairchild in southeastern Eau Claire County.  But the action was delayed as the state sought indemnity funding from a federal source. When it became clear in early October federal funds would not be available. DATCP decided to proceed with state funds .

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