Posts Tagged ‘deer’


Pennsylvania hunter treated for rabies after dressing deer

The Associated Press on Feb. 02, 2012, at 12:22 p.m.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania game officials say a hunter has received treatment consisting of shots after he field-dressed a deer that tested positive for rabies. The Game Commission said Thursday the hunter from Manheim in Lancaster County had scratches on his hands and had field-dressed the deer without using gloves. …

Northern Plains hit hard by deer-killing disease

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press on Jan. 09, 2012, at 10:51 a.m.
BILLINGS, Mont. — White-tailed deer populations in parts of eastern Montana and elsewhere in the Northern Plains could take years to recover from a devastating disease that killed thousands of the animals in recent months, wildlife officials and hunting outfitters said. In northeast Montana, officials said 90 percent or more …
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