Deer disease found in Benton, Washington, Sebastian counties

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 1:07 a.m.

A map showing the CWD Management zone
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A map showing the CWD Management zone

Chronic wasting disease in deer has been found in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties.

Rule exceptions

It’s unlawful to import, transport or possess any portion of a deer or elk from the Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone to any location in the state outside the zone, except:

• Antlers and cleaned skulls

• Meat with all bones removed

• Cleaned teeth

• Hides

• Finished taxidermy products

Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

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