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Pair of Deer Test Positive for CWD in Waupaca County October 23, 2017 Wisconsin,

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Pair of Deer Test Positive for CWD in Waupaca County October 23, 2017 Wisconsin, Wisconsin Ag Connection
... Two male white-tailed deer from a hunting ranch in Waupaca County have tested positive for chronic wasting disease...

State agencies must stamp out CWD at deer farms October 25, 2017 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
...  Chronic wasting disease has arrived in Wisconsin's deer factory ... Worse yet, the state agency with authority over captive cervid facilities - the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection - isn't doing anything to snuff it out...

DNR Secretary Voices Support For Double-Fencing Deer Farms October 30, 2017 Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Radio News
... Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Dan Meyer said he would support double-fencing for deer farms to reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease...  a stakeholder committee reviewing the state’s CWD response plan recommended double-fencing farms where deer test positive ...

... It’s time Gov. Walker and DNR secretary Dan Meyer concede the obvious: Voluntary CWD testing is crippling the DNR’s ability to monitor the disease ... Research in Missouri suggests the DNR needs 1,245 samples in Waupaca County alone this fall to accurately assess CWD’s presence ...


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