Selective deer breeding could stop Chronic Wasting Disease

· April 10, 2018

Chronic Wasting Disease research out of Midwestern University has shed new light on how farmed deer could be bred to be more resistant to the disease. The research, performed by Dr. Nicholas J. Haley, an assistant professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern University, found genetic traits in a small minority of deer […]

New mapping tool keeps cattle from catching brucellosis

· October 23, 2017

Ranchers in the greater Yellowstone area have a new mapping tool for reducing the spread of brucellosis from elk to cattle. A team of biologists from the University of Wyoming and the U.S. Geological Survey have built a computer model of elk behavior during spring migration to identify habitats with the highest risk of brucellosis […]

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