Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

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Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby Ben Sobieck » Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:54 am

Source: mlive.com

None of 9,000 free-ranging deer checked for chronic wasting disease around the state in 2008 tested positive, state wildlife official are expected to report today at the Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing.

The disease was discovered in one Kent County breeding farm deer last August. To date, it is the only deer to test positive for CWD. Disease experts also tested 4,000 deer on captive breeding facilities.

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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby Demoderby4 » Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:18 am

Great news! Thanks for sharing!!

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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby DeerCamp » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:19 am

GREAT NEWS! I had been wondering about this for a while now.. I had been looking on the DNR website for any info.. Im really glad to hear about this.
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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby Goose » Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:09 pm

That is great news for you guys! Trust me when I say you do not want them in your wild herd!

Genesis 27:3 Take your bow and quiver full of arrows out into the open country, and hunt some wild game.....

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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby coach » Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:31 pm

Goose is right.....Good news.
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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby Sailfish » Tue Feb 10, 2009 4:12 am

It is great news.

I wonder if they will lift the temp ban on baiting now??
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RE: Michigan CWD Tests Look Good

Postby HoneyHole » Tue Feb 10, 2009 4:14 am

Let's keep our fingers crossed. 

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