Michigan CWD News

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…

MI – Deer tests positive for CWD in Dickinson County

Contact: U.P.: John Pepin, 906-226-1352 or Craig Albright, 906-789-8206; Statewide: Chad Stewart, 517-284-4745 Agency: Natural Resources Oct. 18, 2018 A 4-year-old doe killed on a deer damage shooting permit in Dickinson County’s Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of the incurable deer disease within Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Read more…

Michigan confirms additional CWD-positive free-ranging, white-tailed deer, bringing the total to seven

Landowner assistance critical to continued management of deadly disease The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two additional free-ranging deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. One of the newly confirmed CWD-positive deer is Read more…

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Disease Laboratory
4125 Beaumont Road Room 250 Lansing, MI 48910-8106

Michigan State University- Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health
Michigan State University 4125 Beaumont Road, Room 122 Lansing, MI 48910-8104

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 10/2018)

1. Clinton 2. Dickinson 3. Ingham 4. Ionia 5. Kent 6. Montocalm 7. Mecosta 8. Kent


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