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Testing elk for CWD

Discussion in 'Wildlife Diseases' started by SmokeShot, Dec 24, 2017.

  1. SmokeShot

    SmokeShot

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    Can anyone confirm that all elk harvested in Michigan this year are being tested for CWD?
     
  2. swampbuck

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    They test them for TB. But I haven't heard of them checking for CWD
     

  3. srconnell22

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    They test them for both CWD and TB. Have been for years. It's mandatory that all the heads are shipped to Lansing.
     
  4. Luv2hunteup

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    I was curious about elk test results so I just checked my 2016 lab results. TB results are there but no CWD Test Results listed.