Hunters are you protecting the wild live stock? Is your harvest safe? Know whether your harvest is safe or not and how to keep it from spreading. Cronic Wasting Disease (aka 'Mad Cow' 'sheep wasting'): http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/diseases/chronic_wasting/ http://www.cwd-info.org/index.php/fuseaction/policy.main http://www.cwd-info.org/index.php/fuseaction/recommendations.gmu TESTING your government dollars at work:http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091001/LIFE/910010307 Prions can survive incineration! "Contact a local office and make an appointment to bring in your animals head so an ODFW biologist can take a sample of central nervous system tissue. Hunters can also provide a sample if they encounter ODFW staff out in the field during hunting season." link to 'local office'= http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/directory/local_offices.asp Hair loss syndrome: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ncs/newsarch/2001/Sep01/deersick.htm NWFA hunters, let us know what you know and what you think is right.