Minnesota Elk Breeders Association CWD Position Statement

Minnesota farmed elk are highly regulated and stringently monitored for CWD

As Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been in the media and part of many discussions at the Minnesota State Capitol over the past several months, the Minnesota Elk Breeders Association has created a Position Statement regarding CWD. 

Highlights include:

  • Highly regulated industry
  • Cervid operations are NOT the CWD risk vector
  • Cervid farms are the key to finding a cure
  • Several important measures are necessary to slow down the threat of CWD to Minnesota farmed cervids and wild deer

 

Read more… Minnesota Elk Breeders Association CWD Position Paper

 

 

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