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
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- Stop bills to allow aerial hunting, pay wolf trappers - Helena Independent Record March 25, 2019Stop bills to allow aerial hunting, pay wolf trappers Helena Independent RecordAmong the many horrifying bills against wildlife this legislative session, two to be decided soon are Senate Bill 68, which would allow nonresidents to shoot ...
- Iowa Department of Natural Resources to discuss "Zombie Deer Disease" - KCRG March 25, 2019Iowa Department of Natural Resources to discuss "Zombie Deer Disease" KCRGThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources is set to hold a meeting Monday in Peosta to discuss the fight against Chronic Wasting Disease.
- PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Central PA Outdoor & Sports Show | GantNews.com - GANT News March 25, 2019PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Central PA Outdoor & Sports Show | GantNews.com GANT NewsCLEARFIELD – Outdoor enthusiasts congregated at this past weekend's Central PA Outdoor & Sports Show. The three-day event was held at the Expo II ...
- 'Meals under wheels': More states make it legal to eat roadkill - NBC News March 24, 2019'Meals under wheels': More states make it legal to eat roadkill NBC NewsYou found it on the side of the road and now, in more than two dozen states, you can eat it with a side of potatoes. At least 27 states have passed legislation ...