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Breaking Down the Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

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Understanding the deer virus of 2012

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Chronic Wasting Disease

CWD kills deer, elk, and moose. Get the facts, and help protect Missouri's white-tailed deer from this disease.

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Cutaneous Fibromas

Cutaneous fibromas, a skin disease found on deer, does not affect humans or other animals, and it does not affect the quality of a deer's meat.

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CWD November 2002

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Missouri ramps up efforts to keep the state's deer herd healthy.

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Deer Diseases

Learn about a few of the more common parasites and unusual conditions that people, especially hunters, might observe in deer: chronic wasting disease, cutaneous fibromas, hemorrhagic disease, Lyme disease, nasal bot flies and tapeworms.

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Donate a Tissue Sample from Your Deer

If you harvest a deer within the CWD Containment Zone, please consider donating tissue samples from your deer to help the Conservation Department monitor CWD.

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Drought and Deer Disease

The coincidence of this blog and what I found on a walk along a creek where we live is quite bizarre.

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Hemorrhagic Disease

Hemorrhagic disease (HD) is a general term for epizootic hemorrhagic disease and bluetongue virus, which affect members of the deer family and some kinds of livestock. Browse reports for suspected HD in Missouri.

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Lyme Disease in Deer

There has never been a documented case of a human contracting Lyme disease through the handling or consumption of venison. Learn more.

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Nasal Bot Flies

Although unpleasant looking, nasal bot fly larvae do not harm deer and do not infect humans. Learn more.

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