EHD

Second Deer Lottery Results Available

North Dakota’s second deer lottery has been held and individual results are available on the State Game and Fish Department website. While slightly more than 1,000 antlerless deer licenses were still available after the second lottery, all of them are in units 3F1, 3F2 and 4F in the southwestern part of...

EHD Discovered, More Dead Deer Expected

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health announced that epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been confirmed in a white-tailed deer in Muskegon County. This is the first Michigan county confirmed to have EHD hit this fall. The disease is caused by...

Summer Deer Disease Gaining Traction Throughout United States

Hemorrhagic disease, spread by a virus and commonly seen during hot summer months, appears to be spreading more rapidly throughout the United States. Hemorrhagic disease is caused by the caused by the EHD virus (EHDV) and bluetongue virus (BTV). The virus can affect deer, sheep and cows, and is believed caused...

Michigan Retailers Feeling the Bite of EHD

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, is an acute, infectious, viral disease found in wild ruminants like whitetail deer. It is spread by the bite of a tiny fly called a midge, and is usually fatal to the infected deer within a couple of weeks after its transmission. This year, because of...

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...

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...

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...

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...