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CWD management could mean fewer big bucks up north

    Every deer hunter in Missouri knows about Chronic Wasting Disease. First discovered in Colorado captive mule deer in 1967, the deadly disease has since been documented in free-ranging and captive white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. Missouri’s first cases of CWD were detected in three captive white-tailed bucks at two private hunting preserves in Linn and Macon Counties in 2010 and 2011.

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