NADeFA News

05-18-2012
BISMARCK — The Game and Fish Department is expanding a baiting ban in south central North Dakota where three cases of chronic wasting disease in deer have been documented. The ban had applied to hunting unit 3F2, where all of the CWD cases have been documented in the past four years. Game and Fish Wildlife Veterinarian Dan Grove said the ban this year will be extended into the four units...
05-17-2012
USDA LIBERTY HILL, Texas - The American Deer & Wildlife Alliance (ADWA) is proud to announce plans for a new informational campaign to provide sportsmen with the truth about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and dispel the myths surrounding the disease. The new public service campaign will include PSA ads for print, Internet, billboards, video spots, and a new website — www.CWDMyths.com. “In the...
02-14-2012
Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa. — Samples taken from the 52 hunter-killed elk during the state’s 2011 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and tuberculosis, according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s wildlife veterinarian. Cottrell noted that sample collection was greatly facilitated by the cooperation of the elk hunters...
10-05-2011
By Joe Beck -- jbeck@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- A federal and a state agency will be studying the deer populations in Frederick and Rappahannock counties this fall and winter in an effort to contain the spread of a deadly brain disease. The effort involving the Smithsonian Conservation and Biology Institute and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is scheduled to begin today.The...
09-30-2011
OKLAHOMA CITY - DNA Solutions, Inc. has reached an important milestone. The Oklahoma City genetic testing laboratory recently tested its 100,000th whitetail deer. The DNA testing defines pedigrees that are used to answer breeding questions, design breeding strategies and settle disputes. In 2007, DNA Solutions was hired to create and manage the North American Deer Registry (NADR). This registry...