The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed that a road-killed 4.5-year-old whitetail has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). It is the first known case of CWD in Florida.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has confirmed nine additional wild whitetail deer—five bucks and four does—have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).
Two mule deer bucks taken in the Slate Creek drainage near Lucile in October have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population.
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