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Test show 6 percent of deer sampled infected with CWD February 28, 2018 Wisconsin

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Test show 6 percent of deer sampled infected with CWD February 28, 2018 Wisconsin, WRAL.com
... 593 of 9,685 deer tested between April 1, 2017 and Feb. 10 tested positive for the disease, a prevalence rate of 6.1 percent. The testing season runs from April 1 through March.  The 2016 prevalence rate was 7.3 percent. The 2015 rate was 9.4 percent ..,


CWD: 'The worst thing you can do is nothing' March 2, 2017 Wisconsin, Green Bay Press Gazette
... everyone in this audience seemed well aware that mature bucks in parts of southwestern Wisconsin have 50 percent CWD-infection rates. They also knew Wisconsin’s disease rates started spiking in 2005 when public pressure forced the Department of Natural Resources to cease hostilities against the fatal disease...

DNR sees increase in rates of wasting disease in Rock County March 6, 2017 Wisconsin, Beloit Daily News
... testing positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Rock County in 2016 out of the 81 that were tested... an increase in prevalence as well as distribution of CWD in the eastern side of Rock County since the county had its first positive test in 2003...

DNR won't tell you, but CWD-infected deer numbers surging April 17, 2017 Wisconsin,
Madison.com
... the DNR isn’t lying about CWD, but it’s sinning through omission by not explaining the plague’s spread ... disease rates again set records across ... much of south-central to southwestern Wisconsin. Of 3,730 deer that hunters submitted for testing there, 442 – 12 percent – were infected...

DNR falling short on service to deer hunters April 23, 2017 Wisconsin, Journal Times
... In the south-central and southwestern regions of Wisconsin, the percentage of deer testing positive for chronic wasting disease surpassed 10 percent for the second straight year ... 447 deer tested CWD-positive in 2016 ... It’s 90 deer, or 25 percent more, than the previous high, 357 in 2013, even though the DNR tested 567 fewer deer ...

DNR deer predator study pleased with first-year efforts May 8, 2017 Wisconsin, Madison.com
... To date, five positive CWD samples have been returned with researchers waiting on more results. Deer testing positive for CWD will be left on the landscape and monitored to determine a number of factors...

CWD news you won't hear from state June 1, 2017 Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
... Bryan Richards, CWD project leader at the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Heath Center in Madison, said the three game farms “constitute a real and significant threat to the integrity of northern Wisconsin’s deer herd.” ... Meanwhile, the DNR says little about CWD...

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