Ranches promise trophy deer; critics call them unsportsmanlike November 11, 2012 Wisconsin

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Ranches promise trophy deer; critics call them unsportsmanlike November 11, 2012 Wisconsin, La Crosse Tribune
... since the discovery of chronic wasting disease, a fatal brain illness, in Wisconsin’s wild white-tail deer population, wildlife experts worry about the role of private deer farms and ranches in the potential spread of CWD or other diseases... high-fenced spreads where, for anywhere from $2,500 to $10,000 or more, you can shoot a trophy buck ... The DNR estimates there are about 55 such private hunting operations and around 500 deer farms ... state law requires that hunting ranches be a minimum of 80 acres ... 

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