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CWD Affects Out-of-State Hunters

 

September 19, 2019



Pennsylvanians who harvest deer, elk, mule deer or moose out-of-state likely can’t bring them home without first removing the carcass parts with the highest risk of transmitting chronic wasting disease (CWD).

Pennsylvania long has prohibited the importation of high-risk cervid parts from areas where CWD has been detected. This prohibition reduces the possibility of CWD, which always is fatal to the cervids it infects, spreading to new areas within Pennsylvania.

In 2018, the Game Commission strengthened its ban on importing high-risk cervid parts by prohibiting any deer harvested in New Y...



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