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Hemorrhagic Disease Showing Up In Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has received numerous reports of dead and dying white-tailed deer this fall, primarily from the parishes that border the Mississippi River in south Louisiana. Some scattered reports have come in from all over the state. Many of these deaths can be attributed to hemorrhagic disease. Hemorrhagic disease...

EHD Continues to Ravage Nebraska Whitetail Deer

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease continues to kill deer across much of Nebraska and is believed to be the cause of more than 2,200 reported deaths this year. While the disease typically occurs in low levels annually, this year’s outbreak appears to be significant, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The total effect of...

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North Carolina Concern Growing For EHD in Deer

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are observing an increasing number of epizootic hemorrhagic disease cases in white-tailed deer in the western part of the state, especially in Caldwell, Wilkes and Surry counties. The disease has no human health implications, but is one of the most significant endemic viral and sometimes fatal diseases of...

EHD Killing Whitetail Deer in Northeast Oklahoma

Biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation say a viral disease has been confirmed in at least one deer and may be related to 10 others found dead near the Verdigris River in northeast Oklahoma. According to Erik Bartholomew, big game biologist for the Wildlife Department, the disease that killed the deer has...