CJD in deer?

Pete Ashton Pete.Ashton at btinternet.com
Thu Mar 18 04:54:57 EST 1999

There are a number of spongiform encephalopathies that occur naturally in
several different species, such as scrapie in sheep. There are also forms
that affect mink and, I think, Elk. I can't remember whether there is one
that is known to affect deer, but I can't see a reason why there shouldn't

Pete Ashton

Sean Fitzsimmons wrote in message ...
>I heard a rumor about CJD in several deer from a Western state in the US.
>Is this true?  Any details would be greatly appreciated.

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