We’re not exactly sure what’s going on in Michigan, their deer herd and chronic wasting disease — other than the fact that state-employed deer managers there seem intent on spinning the same, old bureaucratic lies about CWD.
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...
For America’s hardcore DIY deer hunters, it’s time to roll up the sleeves and get to work — post-season scouting, planting food plots, repairing equipment. Also, in this issue, Deer & Deer Hunting pays tribute to the man who taught us much of what we know about white-tailed deer, Charlie Alsheimer.
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.
A longtime and well-known sausage-maker has quit processing venison, citing consumer safety, due to concerns about chronic wasting disease.
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.