Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has plagued Wisconsin deer farms for years and last year’s near-record rate has officials concerned. In 2017, the fatal disease was confirmed in 60 deer that were raised in captive deer operations. This marks the first time in 11 years that the state has confirmed this many...
A Montana mule deer killed by a hunter has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, making it among two dozen states with wild or captive deer with CWD.
With no uniform approach to battle chronic wasting disease, state wildlife officials must work with federal officials and each other to fight CWD.
Chronic wasting disease was discovered in Norway in spring 2016 and also has been confirmed in South Korea, making it a worldwide problem.
Research into chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer shows that infectious prions may be spread by the animals at food and water sources.
Scientific research shows white-tailed deer can transmit the prions that cause chronic wasting disease, and some of those ways may be surprising.
A research study confirms that maternal transmission of chronic wasting disease to fawns is possible via different pathways.
Top biologists, researchers, wildlife officials and others are gathering in Michigan this week to discuss chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer.
A recent scientific study showed that some white-tailed deer are genetically resistant to chronic wasting disease, which is found in 22 states.
There are no easy answers with CWD. We, the deer hunting community, need to take the disease seriously, and our state and national leaders need to to sharpen strategies, grow broader shoulders and stop messing around with superfluous "solutions" such as urine bans.