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Chronic wasting disease found in buck in Lincoln CountySubmitted: 01/22/2018
Chronic wasting disease found in buck in Lincoln County
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

LINCOLN COUNTY - The DNR found a case of chronic wasting disease in Lincoln County.

A two-year-old buck harvested in northeastern Lincoln County, south of Rhinelander, tested positive for the deadly brain disease.

That means baiting and feeding will be banned in Lincoln County for three years beginning February 1.

Langlade County will also have a two year ban.

Oneida County is already under a baiting and feeding ban, but the new positive will renew the ban.

CWD has now affected 47 of Wisconsin's 72 counties.

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