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Two Deer Test Positive for CWD


February 28, 2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on Feb. 21 announced that a doe on a Bethel Township, Fulton County, breeding farm, and a buck on a Bloom Township, Clearfield County, hunting preserve have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease.

Both farms will remain under quarantine for five years from the date the positive tests were confirmed. The department also quarantined the Fulton County farm where the buck had been purchased four weeks prior to its harvest in Clearfield County.

Neither deer tested showed signs of CWD prior to its death. Both deer were born and raised in an area o...

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