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Yearly Exotic Chronic Wasting Disease Susceptible Species Records

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The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) would like to remind all owners of premises where exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species (elk, red deer, sika, moose and any associated subspecies and hybrids) are...

American Cervid Alliance Representatives Meet with USDA Under Secretary Ibach

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A small group of deer and elk farmers traveled to Washington DC on December 18, 2017 to meet with the newly appointed Under Secretary, Gregory Ibach. The purpose of the meeting was to get...

DNR Has Been Asleep at the Watch Testing Deer

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The Department of Natural Resources says it wants to conduct Chronic Wasting Disease testing in central and north-central Minnesota to determine if the disease is present ("Minnesota deer hunting opener: More deer to shoot,...

Letter to the Editor – Deer farming not the reason for CWD

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Dear Editor, Bud Olinger's claim Chronic Wasting Disease could have been stopped if Missouri banned deer farming as Colorado did simply is false. Colorado first detected CWD in a research facility in the 1960s and...

USDA APHIS Adds Oversight to Wild Elk Relocation Projects

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States planning to capture and transport wild elk will now have additional benchmarks for Chronic Wasting Disease surveillance. USDA APHIS, which serves as one of the three agencies that must approve interstate movement projects,...

Deer & Elk Industry Leaders Travel to San Diego for USAHA Conference

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 Multiple Resolutions to be Proposed by Cervid Industry Leaders of the deer and elk ranching industry are converging in southern California for a busy week at the United States Animal Health Association annual conference. The...

Oh Deer – Here’s What You Need to Know About Chronic Wasting Disease

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Author :: Don Davis With the return of football and the passage of Labor Day, many hunters are sharpening up their skills in anticipation of a trip to the woods for deer season. However, if the...

Fake Chronic Wasting Disease News OR “Scientific” Misinformation on CWD

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Fake Chronic Wasting Disease News OR “Scientific” Misinformation on CWD By Dr. Don Davis As a research scientist with 40 years of experience in the area of wildlife diseases, I have been regularly disappointed, disgusted, alarmed,...