Deer, elk farmers on front lines of CWD battle

Project aims to develop accurate live animal tests in ranched elk.

The effort to manage a fatal brain disease in deer and elk is taking significant steps forward thanks to a partnership among researchers, government experts and American deer and elk farmers.

Researchers from Midwestern University, Colorado State University, the Colorado State Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture were part of a unique study aimed at managing chronic wasting disease (CWD) in ranched elk in areas where the disease is common in wild deer an

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