Buck near Ashland tests positive for CWD

According to the blog of Paul A. Smith on Friday, outdoors editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a whitetail buck on a shooting preserve near Ashland has tested positive for CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) in an initial screening. According to Smith, the original screening is being reviewed at another lab.

Here’s the link to Smith’s blog.

To date, CWD has not been found in samples of wild deer taken in northern Wisconsin.

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