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DNR to update status of CWD after infected deer shot in Portage County

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Deer (Photo: Wisconsin Radio Network)
Deer (Photo: Wisconsin Radio Network)

PORTAGE COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - The state DNR will update central Wisconsin residents this month on status of chronic wasting disease in the region.

Officials said a hunter shot a deer in Portage County last November which later tested positive for CWD. It was the first time that a deer in the wild had the fatal brain disease.

A captive deer on a Portage County game farm was also found to have CWD back in 2002.

The DNR will talk about the latest discovery, and what it means, at a meeting on February 19th at the Mead Wildlife Area north of Milladore. 

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