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Mule deer buck harvested in Hunting District 630 suspected positive for CWD


October 23, 2019

A mule deer buck harvested by an archery hunter last month is suspected to be positive of chronic wasting disease. The hunter had submitted the lymph nodes from the deer for testing. A follow up test is being ran to confirm the results.

This marks the 20th detection of CWD in Region 6, the 21st along the Hi-Line, and the first in Hunting District 630, which is south of Glasgow, Hinsdale and Saco. Hunting District 630 will now be considered part of the Northern Montana CWD Management Zone.

To reduce the spread of CWD, whole carcasses, whole heads or spinal columns cannot be taken out of a...

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