Minnesota CWD News

Dead Deer Blocked From State

A judge issued a restraining order Tuesday that prevents a company in southeastern Minnesota from receiving thousands of deer carcasses — possibly infected with chronic wasting disease — from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The order by Houston County District Judge Robert Benson at least temporarily halts a plan Read more…

Local Vet Clinics Set to Test Deer

Minnesota deer hunters fearful of chronic wasting disease can have their animals tested at a university lab this fall. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assistant wildlife director, Ed Boggess, said the testing will give skittish hunters “reassurance.” “However, based on the best scientific information available, both state and federal health Read more…

CWD, an Opinion

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has taken the headlines in the media on numerous occasions as of late. I know that here at the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) we have been heavily involved in the disease since it was discovered in Wisconsin back in March of 2002. I knew then Read more…

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Minnesota- University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
1333 Gortner Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108
612-625-8780 or 800-605-8787

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 03/2020)

Dakota, Olmsted, Fillmore and Winona counties


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