Deer Disease News Archive
Deer tests positive for chronic wasting diseaseDecember 23, 2011 Canada, Prince Albert Daily Herald
A deer at a game farm in the Prince Albert District died as a result of chronic wasting disease, a test confirmed last month... This is the fourth case reported throughout the province so far this year, McIsaac said - other cases including a May 15 elk, a Jan. 19 deer, and another Jan. 4 deer... First popping up in Saskatchewan in 1996, over the years 47,580 wild animals have been tested, of which 250 mule deer, 61 white tail deer, and three elk have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
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