Wisconsin CWD News

TN – Commission Creates a CWD Deer Hunting Unit and Implements Science-Based Regulations for Disease Management

Actions Taken at May MeetingFriday, May 24, 2019 | 04:28pm NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has made changes to deer hunting regulations in continued response to chronic wasting disease (CWD) which was found in three southwestern Tennessee counties last winter. The commission approved the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Read more…

APHIS Announces Finalized Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program Standards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has finalized the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Herd Certification Program Standards that were originally published on March 29, 2018 for stakeholder feedback. APHIS made revisions to the standards based on input from internal and external stakeholders, including Read more…

MI – CWD Identified in a Montcalm County Farmed Deer

Agency: Agriculture and Rural Development For immediate release: March 28, 2019Media contact: Jessy Sielski (MDARD), 517-284-5725 orRyan Soulard (DNR), 517-284-6184 LANSING – The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural and Development and Natural Resources have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a two-year-old female white-tailed deer from a Montcalm County deer farm. The sample was 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