Morrisons Cove Herald - Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

By RICHARD TATE
Correspondent 

The Sportsman's Corner: Money Needs

 

January 10, 2019

For several years now, we have been bombarded with information about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and how it is negatively influencing Pennsylvania's deer. The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has told us that CWD is spread by small non-living particles called prions. Most scientists agree with this.

However, Dr. Frank Bastian (MD) at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Department of Agriculture, School of Animal Sciences, has advanced an alternate theory about what causes CWD. His research suggests that Spiroplasma Bacterium, a tiny wall-less organism, causes CWD. He and his team are n...



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