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FWP sets meetings on the Hi-Line about chronic wasting disease


December 15, 2017

Staff and wire report

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has set meetings in Chester and Havre next Thursday to talk about chronic wasting disease, as the state also is asking Wyoming to change its policy of feeding elk due to concerns it could increase the disease’s spread.

A mule deer buck shot about 30 miles north of Chester Nov. 12 tested positive for the fatal, contagious wasting disease.

That followed deer harvested south of Billings previously testing positive for the disease. FWP reports the Chester-area deer is the seventh case discovered this year.

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