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CWD causes 10% decline in deer September 3, 2016 Wisconsin,

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CWD causes 10% decline in deer September 3, 2016 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... Chronic wasting disease caused an estimated 10% annual population decline in a study of white-tailed deer in Wyoming, according to research published last week... In Wisconsin, the first CWD-positive deer were detected in 2002. As of August, 41 of the state's 72 counties were listed as "CWD affected." ...

Wisconsin deer hunters have the opportunity to get their deer tested and help with CWD surveillance September 7, 2016 WDNR News
... "We provide testing as a service to deer hunters, but it is also important in our efforts to monitor the distribution and prevalence of the disease," said Tami Ryan, DNR wildlife health section chief. "We will continue testing and tracking this disease within our long-term monitoring areas in southern Wisconsin where CWD is regularly found..." A map of the 2016 CWD sampling area [PDF] ...

DNR glosses over Wisconsin's CWD problem September 16, 2016 The Sheboygan Press
...  2015’s tests ... The CWD infection rate hit a record 9.4 percent, with 295 sick deer among the 3,139 tested...  6 percent in 2014 ... researchers at Colorado State University reported that normal human prion proteins were more susceptible to be converted by CWD prions than those from mad-cow disease prions ...

CWD no longer high priority for DNR September 17, 2016 Wisconsin, Madison.com
...  why doesn’t Wisconsin require mandatory deer registration to ensure scientific assessments of CWD’s prevalence and distribution? Tami Ryan, the DNR’s wildlife health section chief, said the agency discussed that possibility, but decided it wasn’t feasible with the state’s new electronic-registration system. The agency also wants to see if voluntary compliance with sampling improves before reinstating mandatory registration...

CWD Sampling For Parts Of NW Wisconsin September 20, 2016 KDAL
... After about 2 thousand deer were sampled within ten miles of the Shell Lake location where a CWD positive deer was found in 2011, no other positive deer have been detected...

CWD Sampling For Parts Of NW Wisconsin September 20, 2016 KDAL
... After about 2 thousand deer were sampled within ten miles of the Shell Lake location where a CWD positive deer was found in 2011, no other positive deer have been detected...

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