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Adams County buck found with CWD

MADISON, Wisconsin (WXOW) -  A buck in Adams County has been found with Chronic Wasting Disease. It is the first positive case in the county, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The 3-year-old deer was found in north-central Adams County, the DNR said, south of Lake Arrowhead and east of Petenwell Flowage.

In a news release, DNR area wildlife supervisor Kris Johansen said,"Being the first CWD positive in the county makes this noteworthy, but not unexpected. We have been collecting samples in the county given its proximity to the south central Wisconsin core of infection and to CWD-positive deer on a former captive deer farm in the area."

The DNR is analyzing other deer samples collected in Adams County in an effort to detect the disease.

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