EHD suspected in Montana deer deaths

August 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

Images-1 Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials suspect an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is responsible for dozens of deer deaths in northeastern Montana’s Milk River Valley and surrounding areas since the beginning of August. The disease, commonly known as blue tongue, is characterized by hemorrhaging, fever, foaming-at-mouth and an urge for infected deer to be near fresh water. Great Falls Tribune.



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