Wisconsin CWD Policy Still Muddled

Wisconsin CWD Policy Still Muddled

Well, that didn’t last long. The emergency deer carcass transport rule that went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday was suspended by a Wisconsin legislative committee at 5:30 p.m. the same day. Or, from another perspective, it was painfully long. The hearing and...
EHD Raises Concern for Farmed Deer

EHD Raises Concern for Farmed Deer

Deer farmers should be on alert after a disease outbreak killed dozens of wild whitetails around Elverson, Pennsylvania, over the past month. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has blamed epizootic hemorrhagic disease, a fast-moving ailment spread by small biting flies...
Farmed Deer Killed Due to CWD

Farmed Deer Killed Due to CWD

The Quebec government has killed 80 farmed deer and ordered the culling of 300 wild deer after chronic wasting disease was found in one sick deer. The animals were killed to prevent the spread the infectious disease, which is said to be similar to mad cow disease....
PADFA Launches New Website

PADFA Launches New Website

Same mission, different look! The Pennsylvania Deer Farmers Association has launched an all-new website. Over the past few months, the PDFA Public Relations committee has embarked to redesign the www.padfa.com website. With the new design, PDFA stated that the...
Animal Activists Take Over Poultry Farm

Animal Activists Take Over Poultry Farm

Several animal rights activists were arrested after they took over a Sonoma County (Calif.) poultry facility that they claim houses thousands of birds in inhumane conditions. As they live-streamed the protest on Facebook, about 150 members of Direct Action Everywhere...
CWD-Positive Deer Farms May Get Break in Wisconsin

CWD-Positive Deer Farms May Get Break in Wisconsin

Over the last five years, a Marathon County shooting preserve has had 74 white-tailed deer killed on its property that tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to recent data from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection....