Twice As Many Deer With Chronic Wasting Disease

There were 1,060 white-tailed deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin during the 2018 surveillance year, which was the twelve months ending March 31, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  This compares to 597 that tested positive during the 2017 surveillance year; however state wildlife heath officials say the number of deer tested in 2018 was double that of 2017.