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2018 Chronic Wasting Disease, State steps up chronic wasting disease surveillance November 2, 2018 Wisconsin

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State's only CWD detection lab ramps up preparation efforts as gun deer season approaches September 21, 2019, Wisconsin, Madison.com
... 36 counties have had at least one CWD-positive result and most are concentrated in southern Wisconsin... in 2002 ... The first CWD positive deer were detected ... Last year [2018] ... the lab tested around 17,000 deer of the approximately 211,000 that were killed in Wisconsin, or around 8% ...1,063 tested positive for CWDa record high..,

State steps up chronic wasting disease surveillance November 2, 2018 Wisconsin, Port Huron Times Herald
... So far this autumn, 39 of 122 (32 percent) of Iowa County’s deer carried CWD. The infection rates in its neighboring counties are 19 percent in Richland County, 15.6 percent in Sauk and 11.6 percent in Dane... self-serve CWD kiosks at six sites in Sauk and Richland counties so hunters can leave deer samples for testing..,

CWD found in a deer harvested from Portage Co. hunt ranch November 15, 2018 Wisconsin, WITI 
... the hunt ranch had purchased the 3-year-old buck from a Portage County breeding farm. The department has quarantined both the breeding farm and the hunt ranch..,

Wisconsin gun deer season: Healthy hunt hopes November 15, 2018 Leader Telegram
... Finding a CWD-positive deer in the town of Brunswick, far from other known cases of the disease, was a surprise ... The DNR had been monitoring deer in the Fairchild area for CWD because a captive deer herd there had CWD ... he Brunswick deer was recovered is over 30 miles from the Fairchild deer farm ..,




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