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EHD a growing threat to Wisconsin's deer population October 24, 2012

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EHD a growing threat to Wisconsin's deer population October 24, 2012 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... EHD is passed to deer by biting midges and causes internal bleeding and fever... In 2011, it killed an estimated 90% of white-tailed deer along a 100-mile stretch of the Milk River in Montana... this year's outbreak is the biggest ever recorded in Wisconsin and several other states... Nebraska officials on Friday will vote on a proposal to reduce the number of antlerless permits by 20 to 50% in 18 deer management units.... Wisconsin wildlife managers ask the public to report sick or dead deer by calling (888) 936-7463 or email DNRinfo@Wisconsin.gov.



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