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 April 20, 2018. Deer will not have full data until the datasheet is entered.

See the data for CWD Year 2018 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 29963 29949 9
Central Forest Zone 4833 4832 16
Northern Forest Zone 19783 19777 2
Southern Farmland Zone 152477 152452 4155
Unknown Zone 2829 2823 1
Statewide Totals:

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Chronic Wasting Disease,
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