Podcast: Episode 206, CWD – Prion, Bacteria, or Virus?

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Special Guests:

Steve Sorensen: Steve is an award-winning outdoor writer whose column, “The Everyday Hunter,” currently appears in the Jamestown Gazette and the Forest Press. He’s written feature articles for many magazines including Outdoor Life, and Sports Afield, and is a Field Contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting. Other magazines include North American Whitetail, Pennsylvania Game News and more. His articles have also appeared in many other magazines and he contributes to blogs for Havalon Knives.

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Show Notes:

What is Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Prion Theory

Bacteria Theory

How is CWD Transmitted?

Viral Theory

Testing on animals

Slow Viruses

The affect of CWD on hunting

Agriculture concerns and jumping species

What do we really know about CWD?

Which theory is correct?

Awareness and Education?

State guidance on testing

Use doe tags

State restrictions on transportation

State guidance on handling procedures

What we should do as hunters

Steve’s Articles:

5 Answers about CWD

Bacteria and CWD Cure: Dr. Bastian Speaks

CWD Testu
CWD Testing

About the Podcast:

We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature.

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