EHD found in several areas in eastern Montana

FWP asks for help seeing severity of outbreak

 

Last updated 10/13/2021 at 11:32am



From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

GLASGOW — Over the last several weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has received reports of dead or dying white-tailed deer in the major river drainages in eastern Montana.

Early indications showed patterns and symptoms similar to epizootic hemorrhagic disease — EHD — and several dead deer had samples submitted for testing. Early results indicate that at least some of the sampled deer tested positive for EHD.

In northeast Montana, the furthest western extent of the disease appears to be along the Milk River near Saco, then east along the...



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