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Old Sep 18th 2013, 07:13 AM   #1
 
  Apr 2011
  Gheens, Louisiana
Has anyone been having EHD / Bluetongue in Louisiana?



I havent really been hearing of much.
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Old Sep 18th 2013, 08:18 AM   #2
 
  Apr 2009
One farm in avoyelles parish in July is all I have heard so far.
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Old Sep 18th 2013, 08:39 AM   #3
 
  Apr 2009
Cassie, you will most likely hear about EHD/bluetongue cases after the fact. It seems that here in Louisiana deerfarmers are somewhat reluctant to tell people they have cases in their herd. I never quite understood the hestiancy to tell other farmers but it seems that for whatever reason they do not divulge this information .(maybe they think that others may have a lesser opinion of their deer?). Personally, i like buying deer from herds that have had EHD/.bluetongue outbreaks, in my opinion these deer are not naive to the virus and seem to survive better than deer from herds that supposely never have a case of the virus or claim their deer are EHD resistant.
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