Has Chronic Wasting Disease been found in any of New York State’s deer population?
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected in New York State. Since 2002, DEC has conducted statewide sampling of wild deer for CWD. When combined with sampling efforts in Oneida, Madison, and Hamilton Counties, DEC has collected and tested more than 3,700 samples from wild white-tailed deer.
Status of Chronic Wasting Disease in NY
Information about Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and elk.