What does the new CWD study mean for the average hunter?
Applying sufficient hunting pressure can help control the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in mule deer, according to a study published this month by Colorado Parks and Wildlife in the
Journal of Wildlife Diseases.
Read more about the study and the effect of deer licenses on CWD prevalence in Colorado deer herds on
The First Five (or More) Decades of Chronic Wasting Disease: Lessons for the Five Decades to Come
by M. W. Miller & J. R. Fischer
Chronic wasting disease (CWD), an infectious prion disease of at least five cervid species, has run the gamut from minor scientific curiosity to national crisis since the syndrome’s first recognition in the late 1960s. As of April 2016, CWD had been reported in captive and/or free-ranging cervids in the United States (24 states), Canada (three provinces), South Korea, and Norway.
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