Wisconsin CWD News

MN – Wild deer in Dakota County confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease

March 13, 2020 Discovery marks first case of CWD in this area of Minnesota A wild deer in Dakota County was confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.  The deer, an adult male, was reported by a local resident near Farmington as displaying neurological symptoms and was tested as part of the DNR’s risk-based disease surveillance program. It is the first detection of the Read more…

WI – DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Marquette County

The CWD-Positive Wild Deer Harvested During 2019 Nine-Day Gun Deer Hunting Season Contact(s): Ellen Barth, Wildlife Area Supervisor920-424-4003, Ellen.Barth@wisconsin.govJeff Pritzl, Wildlife District Supervisor, 920-662-5127, Jeffrey.Pritzl@wisconsin.govJanuary 23, 2020 at 8:09:20 am OSHKOSH, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources confirms that a wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease Read more…

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Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
6101 Mineral Point Rd. Madison WI 53705-4494
608-262-5432 or 800-608-8387

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (accurate as of March 2019)

Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Eau Claire, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha,  Lafayette, Lincoln, Marquette, Milwaukee, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Vernon



Act 240 – 2003 Wisconsin Act 240

AN ACT to amend 29.335; and to create 29.336 of the statutes; relating to: feeding deer for viewing or hunting and 

granting rule−making authority.
2003 Wisconsin Act 240 – PDF document