NADeFA News

06-10-2016
Source: Green River Star A doe mule deer near Thayne was found dead and a Wyoming Game and Fish Department employee sent it to the Wildlife Health Laboratory in Laramie for testing, and it came back positive for CWD. The mule deer was found near Thayne in deer hunt area 145. West of the continental divide, a moose tested positive for CWD in Star Valley in 2008 and in 2012 three mule deer tested...
06-10-2016
By Bob Frye   HARRISBURG - It could be called the Donald Trump approach to containing wildlife disease. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to figure out ways to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease. It's an always-fatal ailment that kills deer, elk and other cervids. One idea discussed briefly Monday during a work group meeting was building a deer-proof fence around half or more of...
06-10-2016
By Dr. Nick Haley Over the past few years, I’ve been very lucky to work closely with a number of deer and elk farming groups, and I feel like we’ve made great strides in improving how CWD is managed in farmed cervids now and into the future. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet a wide range of farmers from across North America, with various backgrounds and herd management styles, as well as a...
06-09-2016
by Allison Munn, Anchor-Reporter, KSLA News RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Since 2000, deer and elk have been the prime attraction to Buck Hollow Ranch in Randolph County. "Our goals were not to have the maximum number of animals, our goal was to have the healthiest animals," owner Tom Baker said. But as Chronic Wasting Disease continues to attack the deer and elk population in Arkansas, concerns...
05-19-2016
By Michelle Skalicky The Missouri Department of Conservation has increased surveillance efforts for Chronic Wasting Disease in deer in southern Missouri after CWD was found in northern Arkansas.  MDC staff have ramped up sample collection for a CWD testing process that has been ongoing in Missouri since 2002. Earlier this spring, 86 cases of the disease were found in northern Arkansas-82 in deer...