National Deer Alliance (NDA) believes strongly that member input on important deer and hunting issues is critical, and will use this information to inform managers and state and federal wildlife agencies whenever possible.
Here are the results from the most recent polls taken in the weekly newsletter by NDA members.
|Do you feel that hunters should have to certify that their deer is CWD-free before taking it to a processing facility? June 20, 2018|
|If you had to certify that your deer was CWD-free by having it tested prior to taking it to a processing facility, how would you handle the situation? June 20, 2018|
|I would get it tested and then take it to the processor once I got a negative result||32.6%|
|I would butcher my own deer and avoid the issue all together||50.2%|
|I would probably just quit hunting deer because it would be too much hassle at that point||3%|
|If there was a readily available and affordable CWD test kit that you could easily pull a sample from your deer for testing while still in the field, what would you consider to be a reasonable amount of time to get a result back? June 20, 2018|
|Within three hours||20%|
|Within 12 hours||9%|
|Within one day||25.4%|
|Within three days||11.6%|
|Within five days||5.4%|
|Has a friend or loved one who may have seen or heard information about CWD in the news, or may have heard you talk about it, questioned you about whether or not deer are safe to eat? June 20, 2018|
|What is your favorite way to prepare venison? June 13, 2018|
|Do you use a significant portion of your deer for making specialty products, such as jerky, sausage, snack sticks, or bologna? June 13, 2018|
The NDA’s mission is to ensure the future of North America’s wild deer, wildlife habitat, and our hunting heritage. Learn more about NDA and take advantage of our no-cost membership. You can’t make an impact if you don’t get involved. Join now.