Illinois Reports 432 Cases of EHD

Illinois Reports 432 Cases of EHD

As of October 29, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has received reports of 432 suspected cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in white-tailed deer so far in 2018. EHD appears to be at low to moderate levels in counties on or near the...
ACA: Another Successful USAHA Conference

ACA: Another Successful USAHA Conference

After five days of committee and board meetings at the United States Animal Health Association conference (USAHA), industry leaders believe it was a successful meeting for the cervid industry. This conference is an opportunity to build relationships with state and...
Mississippi: Second CWD Case Found in Wild Deer

Mississippi: Second CWD Case Found in Wild Deer

A second case of chronic wasting disease in Mississippi was discovered in Pontotoc County on October 8 and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks released information this week about the circumstances. According to MDWFP’s Major Chris Reed,...
ACA: Hunters Should Not Worry About CWD

ACA: Hunters Should Not Worry About CWD

As hunters start sighting in for deer season, there’s a new concern in the woods: chronic wasting disease. While CWD has never been detected in New England, it was recently found for the first time in Quebec. Should hunters be concerned? Let’s look at what...
Northeastern US Seeks to Prevent Arrival of CWD

Northeastern US Seeks to Prevent Arrival of CWD

Deer biologists across northern New England are dusting off their plans for dealing with a fatal disease that has been spreading across North America for a half-century and was recently discovered again on a Canadian game farm. Chronic wasting disease has never been...
Deer Farmer Challenges Moratorium

Deer Farmer Challenges Moratorium

Douglas County’s Zoning Committee is advancing an ordinance to place a one-year moratorium on the transport of live deer or other cervids into the county. During the moratorium, a study group will consider regulations intended to inhibit the spread of chronic...