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More than 100 deer suspected of having CWD euthanized at local farm May 18, 2018 Wisconsin

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... The deer were at Windy Ridge Whitetails farm ... Last fall the Bertrams sold 26 deer to a hunting preserve. It was determined that 11 of those deer had tested positive for chronic wasting disease ... We’ve been double fenced for 12 years ...


... State agriculture officials depopulated a Mineral Point deer farm last week over chronic wasting disease concerns, the second such action at a Wisconsin captive cervid facility in two months... four deer unaccounted for...

... The diseased animal was a 2-year-old doe at Wild Rivers Whitetails in Goodman. The business has about 320 deer in a 230-acre single-fenced facility,.. The farm has not been enrolled in the state's CWD Herd Status Program since May 2017...
     WD-Positive Deer Confirmed in Marinette County June 19, 2018 Wisconsin, 
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... The two-year-old doe with CWD was born on a 230-acre farm and died during fawning. The farm has since been quarantined ...

... The National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed Monday that an Iowa County deer farm's whitetail deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease...

Iowa County deer farm tests positive for CWD June 29, 2018 Wisconsin, Superior Telegram
... 21 whitetails from a deer farm in Iowa County tested positive for chronic wasting disease ...

CWD found on farms in 3 counties July 13, 2018 Wisconsin, Superior Telegram
... An elk from a breeding farm in Sauk County ... A white-tailed deer from a breeding farm in Marinette County ... depopulation of an Iowa County deer farm in May 18 revealed that of the 79 whitetail deer old enough to test, 21 tested positive for CWD ...

Three deer or elk farms depopulated over CWD this year September 19, 2018 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 ... nine other CWD-positive facilities in Wisconsin are quarantined but allowed to stay open ... 380 deer or elk farms in Wisconsin, according to DATCP records. Since 2002, CWD has been found at 23 of the captive facilities; 14 have been depopulated, including the three this year...,

... State and federal officials killed 22 deer on the 385-acre Copper Hills Hunting Preserve in April after a deer in the Washington County source herd tested positive for chronic wasting disease...

Feds, State Pay Deer Farmers $330k After Wiping Out Herds November 19, 2018 Wisconsin, U.S. News & World Report
... more than $330,000 in compensation so far this year after killing their herds out of concerns they were infected with chronic wasting disease...

State officials confirm 11 CWD infections on deer farm December 10, 2018 Wisconsin, sfgate.com 
... 11 more cases of chronic wasting disease on a Washington County deer farm...

Kewaskum deer and elk farm depopulated due to chronic wasting December 12, 2018 Wisconsin, jsonline.com
... Forty-four white-tailed deer and 16 elk were killed Nov. 15 in the action at Tamarack Deer and Elk Farm in Kewaskum ... Subsequent testing showed 11 of the animals (8 deer and 3 elk) were CWD-positive...
... "DATCP’s policy of allowing CWD contaminated facilities to remain in business and in some cases continue to move animals is the single biggest threat regarding geographic spread of the disease," said Dave Clausen, a veterinarian and former chairman of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board...

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