Chronic Wasting Disease Wisconsin
What is Chronic Wasting Disease?
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was first found in Wisconsin’s
wild deer in 2002. It is a 100% fatal disease that causes
brain degeneration in deer, elk and moose. Like other prion
diseases, CWD can have an incubation period of over a year
and clinical symptoms develop slowly. There is currently no
What causes CWD and how does it
CWD is caused by an infectious pathogen called a prion, an
abnormal protein that spreads the disease in the host animal.
Transmission may occur when these diseased prions are shed
by infected animals through saliva, urine, feces, or through
natural decomposition after death, and then contracted by a
healthy animal. These prions can persist in the environment
for a long period of time and expose other deer to the disease.
Unlike many infectious diseases, prions are extremely
resistant to destruction and disinfection by normal procedures,
making it a challenge to contain.
CWD Testing Wisconsin
Our facility is equipped to handle cwd testing from deer shot anywhere in Wisconsin.
CWD Testing Wisconsin -Deer Hunters ! We are a CWD sampling station & registration help center . You can bring your samples in for CWD testing or we can remove the lymph nodes for you ,prepare the samples, and get them to the lab for testing. This service is offered free to the public and our customers . We also can assist with registering your animal if need be . We can take samples from any deer shot anywhere in the state .
Austin Stehling 920-723-1224
Aaron Stehling 920-650-5457
Stehling’s Taxidermy LLC
780 North Parkway Street
Jefferson, WI 53549
We are open Monday – Saturday
8 am to 7 pm
Sunday 3 pm to 7 pm
No Appointment Needed
After hours by appointment
Please call 920.650.5457
We are located in Jefferson’s North Business Park