NADeFA News

09-01-2011
Thursday, September 01, 2011 :: Staff infoZine Landowners, hunters urged to avoid attracting deer to feeders; concentrating deer spreads hemorrhagic disease Emporia, KS - infoZine - Late August through early October is a time when people occasionally see sick and dead deer and wonder what is happening. The disease most often associated with these losses is a virus called hemorrhagic disease (HD...
08-30-2011
Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 4:44 pm Bismarck Tribune Wildlife officials are asking hunters to keep an eye out for dead deer in western North Dakota that could indicate the presence of epizootic hemorrhagic disease. According to Dan Grove, wildlife veterinarian for the Game and Fish Department, about 20 dead whitetail deer have been reported in four western counties - McKenzie, Hettinger,...
07-03-2011
Published: Sunday, July 03, 2011, 3:56 AM By Kurt Bresswein | The Express-Times Pennsylvania wildlife officials are prepared to go on the offensive against a devastating white-tailed deer disease found just 10 miles from the state's southern border. The state Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to new emergency powers aimed at limiting the risk of the spread of...
06-27-2011
Rabbits are immune to prion diseases. Now one molecular biologist thinks he knows why and says the secret could help in developing a treatment A prion is a misshapen protein that acts like an infectious agent (hence the name, which comes from the words protein and infection). Prions cause a number of fatal diseases such as mad cow disease in cattle, scrapie in sheep and kuru and Creutzfeldt-...
06-25-2011
BY Bridget Murphy COLUMBIA - Thirty-four elk from Kentucky, plus five newborn calves, were released from their three-acre holding pen at Peck Ranch Conservation Area on Wednesday morning. An elk population is returning to Missouri after being absent for 150 years. The release was what is called a "soft release," which began with keeping the elk in the holding pen. On Wednesday, Missouri...