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Location: Area 20 Colorado
Joined: 02/28/2005
Posts: 37
Using Rectal tissue to test for CWD

I just got a letter in the mail from the Colorado DOW that they want me to cut out the anus and rectum of my buck (if I get one) and take it to them with the head to test for CWD.

Have any of you heard anything about this?

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Location: centennial, co
Joined: 03/24/2003
Posts: 59
Using Rectal tissue to test for CWD

They probably want to check for some type of cross-contamination. I don't see it being much of a problem as with humans though. I only say this because, while I don't personally know any deer, there are plenty of people in this world who clearly have their heads up their...!!! Laugh Laugh Laugh

Sorry, it was just teed up there all nice and perty. I couldn't resist. Evil!

I haven't heard anything on that yet, but then I only got my tags this past weekend, so I still may.