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Additional Libby-area deer suspected positive of CWD


Last updated 10/3/2019 at 8:27am

From Fish, Willdlife and Parks

KALISPELL — An additional white-tailed deer in the Libby area is suspected to be positive for chronic wasting disease.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks collected a sample from the adult doe that appeared symptomatic and was euthanized in the center of town along Second Street. The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado tested the sample and identified it to be suspected of CWD infection and will run a second test for confirmation.

If confirmed, the new result marks the 11th detection of CWD out of 165 samples col...

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