January 29, 2023

Kansas Plans New Hunt To Determine Extent of CWD

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With testing of 2000 samples of brain tissue from this falls hunt still taking place, biologists in Kansas have found only the one case of chronic wasting disease in a doe shot in the northwestern part of the state. But officials don’t want to wait. They want to find out as fast as they can how widespread the disease has become.

Yesterday officials began meeting to determine how many more sample will be needed to make the determination. The deer will have to be killed as there is no test that exists for a live animal.

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Tom Remington