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4 Reasons We Can’t Forget Does in the Fight Against CWD

There’s still much we do not know about chronic wasting disease (CWD), but we uncover new secrets annually and provide managers with new insights to better manage deer herds afflicted with this devastating disease. One fact is becoming more prominent: Even though bucks contract CWD at higher rates than does, it is a mistake to …

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QDMA Applauds Scientists Who Learn Bleach Deactivates CWD on Stainless Steel

QDMA applauds scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for studying practical techniques that may help slow the spread of CWD and reduce human health risks – work which recently produced the discovery that CWD prions on stainless steel can be neutralized by a 5-minute soak in household bleach. A major …

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What Does a Deer With CWD Look Like?

What does a deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD) look like? Most look as healthy as the buck in the trail-camera photo above. A few days after this photo was taken in November 2012, QDMA member Bob Weiland of Wisconsin killed this buck, and the deer tested positive for CWD. Whitetails carry CWD for an …

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Yes, EHD is Bad. But CWD is Worse

If you follow the QDMA on social media or keep up with the content we share on our website and in our magazine, you know that we are putting a lot of emphasis on the seriousness of chronic wasting disease (CWD). We want hunters to understand the disease and the implications it could have on …

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QDMA to Deer Hunters: We Can All #FightCWD

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in whitetails is a complex issue surrounded by confusion, but QDMA has a simple message for deer hunters: We can all take steps right now to fight this threat to the future of deer hunting. QDMA recently launched a campaign and a hashtag, #FightCWD, to transmit science-based action items to the …

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