Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Summary of CWD Statewide Surveillance


This table shows available CWD test results for each of DNR's four zones statewide. It includes data released through January 19, 2018. Deer will not have full data until the datasheet is entered.

See the data for CWD Year 2017 only

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If you click on a zone, you can see the breakdown for individual hunting periods.

Note that the DNR data reported here only includes wild deer. For information on test results for Game Farm deer and elk, please contact the Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade, and consumer protection (phone 608-224-4872, fax 608-224-4871).


DNR Zone # Sampled # Analyzed Positive for CWD
Central Farmland Zone 29640 29626 8
Central Forest Zone 4682 4681 16
Northern Forest Zone 19639 19633 1
Southern Farmland Zone 152009 151980 4139
Unknown Zone 3556 3467 1
Statewide Totals:

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Chronic Wasting Disease,
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