Tag: culling

November 27, 2019

WSB: Marksmen outperform hunters eliminating infected herd

Chronic wasting disease has mostly affected North American wildlife, but when it appeared among reindeer in Norway in 2016, authorities took drastic action. Government officials ordered the eradication of the...

April 7, 2017

Norway to cull reindeer herd to stem CWD

Alarmed by the appearance of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Norway, the country’s agriculture and food minister has approved a plan for hunters to cull an entire herd of 2,000...