October 4, 2017 (Overland Park, KS) Long thought to be non-transferable to humans, meat from deer contaminated with chronic wasting disease (CWD) may be more dangerous than originally thought. In a summer 2017 report by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency regarding the ongoing CWD study of 18 macaqu… Continue reading
Since the 1960s, Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has impacted moose, elk, deerand caribou across 24 states and two Canadian provinces. It is a fatal neurological disease that can decimate herds. Because of this, states have tried to stop the spread of this deadly disease by “lethally removing” diseased animals, closing supplemental feeding stations… Continue reading
September 25, 2017 (Overland Park, KS) Sustainable Agriculture and Wildlife Corp, LLC (SAWCorp) has introduced the very first practical blood test for Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and elk. Blood collection kits and lab tests can be ordered online at www.sawcorp.com The blood collection kits will also soon be available for purchase at selected outdoor retailers… Continue reading
Iowa State University researchers discover new screening technique for protein misfolding diseases such as chronic wasting disease and Parkinson’s
AMES, Iowa – A new screening technique outlined in recently published research from biomedical scientists at Iowa State University could slash the time required to conduct experiments on prion misfolding diseases such as chronic wasting disease. The discovery could pave the way for scientists to gain a better understanding of how these disorders develop and … Continue reading
A months-long effort to thin the deer herd and determine the infection rate of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota wrapped up on Sunday night when federal sharpshooters concluded their work in a CWD “hot zone” near Preston. Erik Hildebrand, DNR wildlife health specialist, reports that sharpshooters removed 238 deer in the past month, with … Continue reading
West Fargo Last fall, I wrote about specific restrictions that regulate the importation of deer carcasses and heads from other states, and the rules for transporting deer out of deer hunting Unit 3F2 in south central North Dakota. Unit 3F2, located west of the Missouri River and bordering the South Dakota state line, is targeted … Continue reading
- 'Zombie' deer disease will be 'virtually impossible' to get rid of if not kept in check, experts warn - Yahoo News April 22, 2019'Zombie' deer disease will be 'virtually impossible' to get rid of if not kept in check, experts warn Yahoo NewsDETROIT - Michigan is raising the stakes in its battle to fight chronic wasting disease in deer, a neurological condition that makes deer appear as "zombies.".
- Michigan is spending $4.7 million to fight 'zombie' deer disease - Detroit Free Press April 22, 2019Michigan is spending $4.7 million to fight 'zombie' deer disease Detroit Free PressApplications are open for a new $4.7 million in grants aimed at chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer.
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- New DNR grants target deer disease — before disease targets us - The Detroit News April 22, 2019New DNR grants target deer disease — before disease targets us The Detroit NewsState hopes to spur new research on chronic wasting disease, which could ravage MIchigan's herd (and possibly people)
- April brings spring, Paris and poetry. But no hugs - The Gazette April 21, 2019April brings spring, Paris and poetry. But no hugs The GazetteSomewhere along the line well-meaning members of American society decided that hugging one another when greeting or saying goodbye was an appropriate ...
- Why Ted Nugent will 'keep fighting' to reverse deer baiting ban in Michigan's Lower Peninsula - MLive.com April 21, 2019Why Ted Nugent will 'keep fighting' to reverse deer baiting ban in Michigan's Lower Peninsula MLive.comThe Michigan-raised rocker isn't a fan of new rules banning deer baiting in the Lower Peninsula.
- New Oregon law allowing salvage of roadkill proves popular - Lewiston Morning Tribune April 21, 2019New Oregon law allowing salvage of roadkill proves popular Lewiston Morning TribuneSALEM, Ore. — Three months in, Oregonians have embraced a new law that lets them claim for food deer and elk killed along the state's highways.
- Outdoors news & notes from the Rock River Valley - Rockford Register Star April 20, 2019Outdoors news & notes from the Rock River Valley Rockford Register StarFamily nature dayNatural Land Institute (NLI) has received a $2407 grant for the 2019 Family Nature Day from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the ...