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CWD found in deer shot north of Chester

 

December 6, 2017



Havre Daily News staff

A degenerative disease never found in wild game in Montana before this fall now has been confirmed in the Golden Triangle.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said Tuesday that chronic wasting disease was confirmed in a buck mule deer shot Nov. 12 north of Chester near the Canadian border.

FWP Region 4 Public Information Officer Bruce Auchly said this morning that the disease was confirmed Monday to be in the deer, and the agency is still working on its response plans.

Four deer with the disease were harvested this fall south of Billings. Auchly said that region, FWP...



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