NADeFA News

03-31-2016
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission deer program coordinator Cory Gray said wildlife officials have abandoned the 50-mile buffer zone to check for chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer and will now test statewide. AGFC chief of wildlife management Brad Carner said last Thursday that recently received results from 49 sampled deer and elk showed 19 tested positive for CWD. Of the about 265...
03-31-2016
Recently, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board enacted a ban on the use of natural fluid lures. I recently received my North American Whitetail Magazine in which a leading authority published an interesting article titled "Dueling Over Disease: The (Chronic Wasting Disease) Debate."  It might be important to read an authoritative opinion on the role urine may or may not play in the transmission of...
03-31-2016
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources found another five deer with chronic wasting disease in Allegany County, just south of Bedford County in southwestern Pennsylvania. The location of the five new cases in Maryland is south of the area of Pennsylvania that has seen 17 free-ranging deer with CWD since 2013 - Bedford, Blair and Fulton counties. Seven of those deer were uncovered last year...
03-04-2016
Over the last eight years, the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) has sponsored the television show Deer & Wildlife Stories with Keith Warren. This has been a major investment for the NADEFA organization and its members. The investment has helped countless Americans become aware of the farmed cervid industry as well as the NADeFA organization. Over the years, this weekly half...
02-29-2016
Last week, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission confirmed that an elk killed near the town of Pruitt tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurological disease which effects cervids such as elk and whitetail deer.. Over the years, we’ve all seen the headlines and heard the rhetoric that CWD will wipe out entire populations of deer and elk. We’ve seen wildlife professionals resort...