Avoiding Disease During Deer Hunting Season

It is almost deer season and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife wants hunters to be safe this year.Several media outlets are reporting Chronic Wasting Disease is infecting deer in several surrounding states.It is in six of the seven bordering states, with Indiana being the exception.Gabe Jenkins says educating hunters is the first line of defense in keeping the disease out of Kentucky.”They are the boots on the ground. They are the ones enacting what we are recommending. The main forms of disease introduction could be carcass importation, so if you are a hunter and like to go to another state that there is chronic wasting disease, make sure that you leave those harvested animals there,” said Jenkins.

Source: MG News

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