Prevalence information: Prevalence is the proportion or percentage of a population that tests positive for a disease and in Wisconsin the CWD prevalence rate differs throughout the state. To learn more about prevalence of CWD in Wisconsin view the CWD prevalence page including the mapping tool at the bottom of the page.

This table shows available CWD test results for each of DNR's four zones statewide. It includes data released through February 23, 2024. Deer will not have full data until the datasheet is entered.

See the data for CWD Year 2023 only

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If you click on a zone, you can see the breakdown for individual hunting periods.

Note that the DNR data reported here only includes wild deer. For information on test results for farm-raised deer and elk, please contact the DATCP Home Farm-Raised Deer Program (wi.gov) (phone 608-224-4872).


DNR Zone # Sampled # Analyzed Positive for CWD
Central Farmland Zone 68474 68451 236
Central Forest Zone 8229 8227 85
Northern Forest Zone 34197 34192 9
Southern Farmland Zone 202793 202742 12229
Unknown Zone 3002 2994 7
Statewide Totals: