Dept. of Natural Resources: Confirms CWD in wild deer in Polk County

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms the first positive test result for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild deer in Polk County. The deer was harvested in the town of Apple River and is within 10 miles of the Barron County border.

This detection will cause the following:

Polk will begin a three-year baiting and feeding ban on Dec. 1, 2023.


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