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EHD confirmed as cause of Wisconsin deer deaths September 18, 2012

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EHD confirmed as cause of Wisconsin deer deaths September 18, 2012 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
State wildlife officials confirmed on Tuesday that tissue samples submitted from deer found dead in September in Columbia and Rock counties tested positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD. The finding is the first in Wisconsin since 2002 .... Nine of the dead deer were found on a 40-acre property in Columbia County... EHD has been confirmed in over a dozen states this year, including Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana... 

Deadly deer disease reportedSeptember 19, 2012 Wisconsin, Sauk Prairie Eagle
Landowners in the Columbia County town of Dekorra have reported 17 dead deer within a 1-mile radius, and there are five additional suspected cases within that county, said Eric Lobner, DNR Southern Wisconsin wildlife supervisor... symptoms consistent with a disease known as epizootic hemorrhagic disease or EHD... 



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