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Wild deer tests positive for CWD in Oneida County


April 21, 2018

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Oneida County, in the Crescent Township.

As required by law, the DNR said finding will renew Oneida County's existing baiting and feeding ban for another three years.

Additionally, the positive test will renew the two-year baiting and feeding ban in Langlade County.

The CWD-positive one-year-old doe was harvested on a disease surveillance permit issued within a 10-mile radius of the recent Lincoln County positive detection.

It is Oneida County's first C...

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