NADeFA News

10-06-2010
Salem County, NJ --(Ammoland.com)- The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife's Office of Fish and Wildlife Health and Forensics (OFWHF) reports that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) has been confirmed in Deer Management Zone 63 in Salem County. A total of 80 deer are believed to have died due to this EHD outbreak from mid-September to mid-October, 2010. The virus is transmitted from infected...
10-01-2010
Released by the U.S. Department of Justice: TYLER, TX - A 41-year-old Austin, Texas licensed deer breeder has been sentenced for illegally transporting wildlife in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Lance Clawson pleaded guilty on April 14, 2010, to the felony offense of smuggling whitetail deer from Oklahoma into Texas in violation of state and federal...
08-19-2010
A Clark County judge's decision that gives Amish farmers the religious right to be exempted from the state's premises identification registration law is not likely to be appealed. District Attorney Darwin Zwieg told WCCN Radio in Neillsville that officials with the Department of Agriculture in Madison recently decided not to pursue an appeal of Judge Jon Counsell's March 9 ruling that the state's...
08-11-2010
None of the 450 deer killed this past winter by sharpshooters in the area of a minor bovine tuberculosis outbreak near Skime, Minn., tested positive for the disease. Michelle Carstensen, wildlife health program coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, said the lab results mark the first time the disease hasn't shown up in winter sampling since sharpshooting began in 2007....
07-27-2010
JUPITER, FL - In a startling new study that involved research on both sides of the Atlantic, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute in Florida and the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology in England have shown for the first time that abnormal prions, bits of infectious protein devoid of DNA or RNA that can cause fatal neurodegenerative disease, can suddenly erupt from...