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Chronic Wasting Disease

CWD kills deer, elk, and moose. Get the facts, and help protect Missouri's white-tailed deer from this disease.

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Chronic Wasting Disease in Missouri

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Disease management strategies for our white-tailed deer herd

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A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

Commission approves suspension of issuing permits for new deer breeders and big-game hunting facilities

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Action is part of MDC efforts to work with stakeholders on limiting spread of CWD.

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Conservation Commission takes action to protect deer in Missouri

Public comments and dozens of public meetings showed overwhelming support for proposed regulations to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.

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A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.

Conservation Department urges state-wide vigilance to protect white-tailed deer

Anyone who sees sick deer should report it to their local conservation agent or office.

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CWD Core Area Map

CWD Core Area Map

The olive-color box on this map shows the core area around where CWD has been found, and where MDC will be working with local landowners to reduce deer numbers. The core area is comprised of a 30-square-mile block along the northern part of the Linn- and Macon-county border and comprises about 2% of the counties’ total area.

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CWD found in two free-ranging deer from Macon County

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Two positive results for Chronic Wasting Disease are first for free-ranging deer in Missouri.

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CWD November 2002

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Missouri ramps up efforts to keep the state's deer herd healthy.

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This three-page document clarifies misperceptions and corrects myths about chronic wasting disease in Missouri's cervid (deer and elk) populations and MDC's efforts to eradicate CWD in our state.

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CWD hunter sampling locations

CWDHunterSamplingLocations_10-27-2010

Hunters who harvest yearling and adult deer during opening weekend of 2010 firearms deer season (Nov. 13-14) in Linn, Chariton, Macon and parts of Sullivan, Adair and Randolph counties are encouraged to take their deer to the following collection sites for tissue sampling between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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