Chronic Wasting Disease Now Found In Michigan
On May 26th, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reported that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township (Ingham County) had tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). Michigan joins 19 other states and 2 Canadian provinces to report CWD in wild deer.Many hunters are rightfully concerned about the possibility of harvesting a whitetail or mule deer, elk or moose infected with CWD. As a hunter residing in the state where CWD was first found, I too was concerned about whether I should harvest and consume an animal in an area where CWD was detected. The Colorado Division of Wildlife provided…Read more here or visit the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance here.
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