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Wildlife disease

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Wildlife disease

Common afflictions by species

We do not recommend eating any animal that acted sick prior to harvest. If abnormal appearing internal or external features are noticed on the animal after harvest, most hunters find these animals aesthetically displeasing and choose not to consume them.

For additional publications on topics related to wildlife disease, please see the Wildlife disease section of the Wildlife publications page. 
Additional wildlife disease publications