Topic: Tennessee Deaprtment of Agriculture
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) reports that after the confirmed detection of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in ten wild deer, Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Commissioner Jai Templeton is implementing emergency rules to prevent further spread of the disease.
Hunter harvested the deer in Fayette County and Hardeman County. Targeted sampling by the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency indicated the presence of CWD.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.
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