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Deer Disease Reported in Western Maryland

May 22nd, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported Tuesday that 34 white-tailed deer sampled within Allegany and Washington counties in 2022 tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a neurological disease found in deer and elk.  Dr. David Wesley of the CWD Alliance explains what the deer he encountered with the disease display…

Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to report any deer that are emaciated, unhealthy, or acting abnormally by calling the Maryland DNR at 410-260-8540