Tag: captive herds

June 26, 2020

Can genetic clues help fight CWD in captive herds?

Researchers may have found a way to use genetics to determine how susceptible deer and other cervids are to contracting chronic wasting disease. This offers hope that captive herd owners...

November 27, 2018

Wisconsin deer farms depopulated after CWD found

State and federal officials have paid Wisconsin deer farmers more than $330,000 so far this year in compensation for eliminating herds believed to be infected with chronic wasting disease. CWD was...