hemorrhagic disease

Cracked Deer Hooves Are Signs of a Fight with the EHD Virus

Mar 24, 2021 NDA Staff

Late in the Georgia hunting season on December 30, 2020, NDA member Keaton Smith saw a buck that was in bad shape. It was extremely thin, and it was hobbling along as if it could…

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Freak Buck Had Corneal Dermoids. Yes, Hairy Eyeballs.

Feb 17, 2021 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

In the first 6 months that the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency offered a new “Report Sick Deer” button on their website, the hotline netted one of the weirdest sick whitetails in history, one of only…

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Keep Your Eyes Open for EHD in Deer

Sep 6, 2019 Ben Westfall

Three years ago in my native Missouri, I was headed toward my favorite stand when I stumbled upon a dead doe. She looked as if she had died in the last day or two, and…

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EHD and CWD: What’s the Difference?

Feb 18, 2015 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The two most significant diseases affecting deer today are hemorrhagic disease (EHD and bluetongue viruses) and chronic wasting disease (CWD). Many people confuse the two. Here’s a quick guide to the major differences between EHD…

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10 Reasons You Don’t Want CWD in Your Woods

Feb 17, 2015 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious threat to the future of deer hunting. Yet, there are many hunters who don’t understand or appreciate the threat, who feel it is not something they have to…

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Can We Prevent EHD?

Mar 20, 2013 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

Hemorrhagic disease (HD) hit whitetails extremely hard in 2012, the latest in a recent string of notable years for outbreaks. The disease (mostly strains of a virus known as epizootic hemorrhagic disease or EHD, but…

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Know the Signs of HD: Hemorrhagic Disease

Jul 2, 2012 Kip Adams

During the summer of 2011, regional outbreaks of hemorrhagic disease (HD) in white-tailed deer stole the headlines throughout portions of the Unites States. This – occurring just four years after the HD epidemic in 2007,…

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