Content tagged with "CWD"

CWD: Setting the Record Straight

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. More

Deer Diseases

Learn about a few of the more common parasites and unusual conditions that people, especially hunters, might observe in deer: chronic wasting disease, cutaneous fibromas, hemorrhagic disease, Lyme disease, nasal bot flies and tapeworms. More

Help wanted containing chronic wasting disease

The Missouri Department of Conservation asks hunters to help protect the state’s deer herd. More

Initial CWD sampling test results available online from MDC

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Participating hunters can get test results for their deer online at mdc.mo.gov/node/19829. More

Latest CWD testing shows one deer positive for disease

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Latest positive was first reported in December and brings total to six found in free-ranging deer, all from northwest Macon County. More

MDC Leads Efforts to Protect Deer

People fill the auditorium at Conservation Commission meeting room.
Proposed regulations are designed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). Informed citizen involvement is critical to success. More

MDC needs hunter help with CWD sampling in north-central Missouri

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Sullivan counties. More

MDC needs hunter help with CWD sampling of harvested deer

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Photo of a White Tailed Buck.
Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Sullivan counties from Sept. 15 to Jan. 15. More

MDC needs hunter help with CWD sampling of harvested deer

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Deer hunters asked to allow MDC to collect tissue samples from deer harvested in north-central Missouri area for chronic-wasting-disease testing. More

MDC needs hunter help with CWD testing of harvested deer this weekend and next

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Conservation Department asks deer hunters to allow MDC to collect tissue samples from deer harvested in north-central Missouri area for chronic-wasting-disease testing. More