Deer Urine Bans Do Nothing to Slow CWD: Prion Researcher

Deer Urine Bans Do Nothing to Slow CWD: Prion Researcher

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States that have banned the use of deer urine by hunters are using faulty political motives, not sound science, according to one of North America’s top microbiologists.

The science commonly referenced to support bans on deer urine have long been exaggerated and misrepresented. (Daniel E. Schmidt photo)

Dr. Davin M. Henderson from the Prion Research Center, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University said today that banning urine-based scents is “simply not going to do anything to prevent the slow down, or stop chronic wasting disease” in elk, moose, whitetails, mule deer and other cervids. Henderson’s research on CWD prions and…



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