The key to keeping Chronic Wasting Disease at bay in Missouri’s white-tailed deer population is prevention, and that could mean more expensive regulations for deer breeders.
Wild hogs have become so much of an issue that the state has come out with new rules about the release, transportation and harvest of the animals.
There may be fewer deer hunting permits available in your area this year.
Last year, the city approved $58,000 for White Buffalo Inc. to kill 125 deer but will be spending less this year, $40,000.
The annual firearm deer hunting season starts Friday and runs through Sunday. Then it picks up again for another four days between Dec. 5 and Dec. 8.
The ordinance, which passed 5-2, allows for bow hunting on one-acre parcels of land with the permission of the property owner. It was borrowed almost verbatim from adjoining cities.
Earlier this month, a citizens committee recommended bowhunting as the best option for drawing down the number of deer to a more acceptable level.
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The Department of Conservation reports that 21,437 turkeys were taken during the first week of the season.
By a vote of 1,485 to 1,279, voters on Tuesday ended a long controversy by repealing an ordinance that allowed deer hunting.