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Deer disease

Deer disease
« on: February 13, 2019, 09:16:40 AM »
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 09:19:15 AM »
Pretty scary!  Good info, Tex!

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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2019, 10:19:27 AM »
It's been around for quite awhile. It survives in the soil for almost 10 years and even incinerating the carcus wont destroy the prions. In fact the ash actually makes it easier to spread. No proof it can infect humans, but they advise not to eat any meat from a CWD infected animal. Usually starts from a captive heard and jumps to the wild animals that come in contact with them.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2019, 04:11:34 PM »
I've seen it bankrupt a high fence operation over night.The state comes in and pretty much makes you kill your deer. If you are a real big operation and have separate herds and blood lines in other places the testing that they make you do to stay in business will break you.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2019, 01:08:24 AM »
They were offering free testing options around here, last year for some disease.  I did not hear it mentioned this just past hunting season though.  This being in Central Texas.  MM

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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2019, 04:01:00 PM »
I’ve volunteered to allow TP&W to check the brains of two different deer over the years, both came back negative.

Also, as to what King is talking about, I too have heard about a couple of high fenced operations being destroyed due to just one or two deer coming back positive.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2019, 06:16:45 PM »
I do recall now hearing about this some time ago and basically forgot about it. I agree that maybe the problem has been overstated, as I don't personally know of any cases.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2019, 06:20:36 PM »
We have it in certan counties here in MI.
They plan on banning all baiting state wide this year. Plus we have had TB in the northern counties. That CWD Is always fatal. I hope humans cant get it.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2019, 05:00:53 AM »
The US Dept of Agriculture stopped funding CWD research due to no link between it and being transmitted to humans. I don’t think that is the end of the concern for it. One buck where I hunt tested positive for it several years ago. That’s not going to stop me from hunting or taking the meat from what I harvest.
It is interesting how all the positive tests in the study I knew of several years ago were from bucks. Perhaps the prions are transmitted when they are in contact when fighting, such as nose-to-nose contact or through the water they drank——-but wouldn’t the does drink from the same watering holes or tanks?
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2019, 07:28:24 AM »
Maybe it's a male hormonal thing. Bucks are horny as hell too. Check out this funny video.

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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2019, 09:11:41 AM »
This has been going on for quite a while as others have stated.  I don't know of any cases in AZ that I'm aware of concerning deer/elk populations.  You can get dead deer species tested here for CWD.  AZ does not allow wild game deer species to be taken/hunting  brought into AZ from any state that hasn't been properly caped,  brains removed, cut up and packaged,  and there is probably other things also, basically we don't want CWD to be spread here.  One thing  we are very conscious about  when we are field dressing a deer species  is to not cut the spinal cord and get spinal fluid on any parts of the meat or ourselves,  brain matter included.  Of course there are times if a person hit's the spine and fluid spreads , then get it tested before eating.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2019, 01:46:42 PM »
Every deer in a captive herd in SE Minnesota tested positive for it. Now CWD has spread to the wild population in that area, with 38 wild deer testing positive. One group butchered 11 deer together in 2018. After test results came back positive for a buck, the DNR  confiscated and buried the meat for all 11 deer because it was mixed together. A study in Canada found that CWD had infected test monkeys and warns against human consumption.  The game farms should be liable when there herds spread it to wild game, in my opinion.
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2019, 01:57:37 PM »
Has anyone here observed the so called zombie deer? Paranoia being a learned thing, I think it's a anti hunter plan!  Movie for tonight, "Conspiracy Theory"  LOL!

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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2019, 02:36:27 PM »
  "The game farms should be liable when there herds spread it to wild game, in my opinion"



How do we know a wild deer didn't come up to the fence,to meet a buck there,and infect the herd in captivity?
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Re: Deer disease
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2019, 02:47:45 PM »
Having worked in repair most of my life, blame doesn't fix a damn thing! Blame the Canadians and their liberal as hell prime minister they elected. Blame Obama! Does that fix the problem? Hell no! Find a cure or a prevention! (Probably on our dollar, as usual)  :)
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