The Billings Gazette is reporting that nine deer have tested positive so far for chronic wasting disease.
“At least nine deer infected with chronic wasting disease were harvested during Montana’s first special hunts to gauge the distribution and prevalence of the disease,” the paper wrote. “The hunts concluded on Feb. 15.
Of those deer that so far have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Montana:
The last of the results, from deer harvested during the final weeks of the season, will be available in about two weeks.”
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