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20 deer tested positive for CWD this hunting season

 

December 12, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Supervisor Mark Sullivan speaks in front of a crowd Tuesday during a Region 6 Citizens Advisory Committee legislative meeting in Havre Inn and Suites. Sullivan addressed the results of testing for chronic wasting disease this hunting season, with 20 deer testing positive for the fatal, degenerative disease, including two more in Liberty County and animals in Blaine, Hilll and Valley counties.

This past hunting season, 16 mule deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Fish Wildlife and Parks Region 6 that starts in Hill County and stretches east, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Supervisor Mark Sullivan said Teusday. Fifteen were older bucks and one was a doe, he added.

The total in the state was 20, including two more in Liberty County and two in the Missoula area.

Sullivan presented the information during a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Citizens Advisory Council meeting in Havre Inn and Suites in which the department discussed items on its agend...



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