Man With “Mad Cow” Disease
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Contributors to this thread:
DL 30-Dec-18
Elkhorn 30-Dec-18
Huntcell 30-Dec-18
Cut2Kill 30-Dec-18
Cut2Kill 30-Dec-18
Charlie Rehor 30-Dec-18
kyrob 30-Dec-18
Cut2Kill 30-Dec-18
Bake 30-Dec-18
Missouribreaks 31-Dec-18
Scrappy 31-Dec-18
BTM 31-Dec-18
Mule Power 31-Dec-18
Jaquomo 31-Dec-18
GF 31-Dec-18
stick n string 31-Dec-18
stealthycat 31-Dec-18
TD 31-Dec-18
MarkU 31-Dec-18
Shawn 31-Dec-18
LUNG$HOT 31-Dec-18
TD 31-Dec-18
DoorKnob 31-Dec-18
From: DL
30-Dec-18

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I hope this isn’t linked to CWD or from eating venison. The knee jerk reaction will not be good.

From: Elkhorn
30-Dec-18
Doesn’t look like a hunter

From: Huntcell
30-Dec-18
Dr. William Schaffner, an Infectious Disease Specialist at Vanderbilt, said CJD is a rare brain disorder that typically impacts about 300 people in the U.S. each year.

300 cases a year 3,000 every decade wow.

From: Cut2Kill
30-Dec-18

From: Cut2Kill
30-Dec-18
CJD is most commonly sporatic and not related to an exposure.

30-Dec-18
This is Bowsite.

From: kyrob
30-Dec-18
I have heard that CJD could be caused by eating squirrel brains. I killed a few squirrels with my bow and my granny ate the brains from them. Grossed me out but she thought she had hit the lottery when I brought them in. She cooked them up with eggs and cleaned em' up.

From: Cut2Kill
30-Dec-18
Here, is a good site for basic info on CJD, BSE, and CWD. All are prion diseases. A prion is a very primitive virus like protein that isn't really even classified as a living organism. You can get acquired (varient) CJD by eating infected protein, usually beef infected with BSE. Acquired CJD represents less than 1% of all cases of CJD. Scrapie is a similar prion disease in sheep and goats. https://cjdfoundation.org/about-cjd

From: Bake
30-Dec-18

31-Dec-18
When possible, testing venison prior to consumption as well as careful butchering is a responsible tool to use. Testing is not 100% accurate so I only consume the meat myself or with other informed adults. Don't panic about CWD, just act responsibly.

From: Scrappy
31-Dec-18
Last time I checked the only way to be tested is have your brain removed and dissected, which generally will cause death. The reason I know this is I had to have a blood transfusion in Europe which puts me on the list of people that cannot donate blood due to there not being a test to insure I don't have CJD. Never mind all the blood came from other marines.

From: BTM
31-Dec-18
"Last time I checked the only way to be tested is have your brain removed and dissected, which generally will cause death."

LOL, Scrappy!

From: Mule Power
31-Dec-18
I had mad cow disease last year. I didn’t draw a bull tag so I had to apply for a leftover cow tag. Boy was I mad. Lol

From: Jaquomo
31-Dec-18
Mad Wife Disease is a far greater threat to one's life and overall health.

From: GF
31-Dec-18
“Never mind all the blood came from other marines.”

Maybe they figure we non-marines couldn’t handle an infusion of Marine Corp toughness all at once... what’s it take? About 9 weeks to build up a tolerance for military-grade badassery???

So not to hijack the thread, but Thanks to you and all of our vets.

And FWIW, I wouldn’t eat an animal that tested positive, but I don’t know that there are any confirmed cases of humans acquiring CWD.

300 people a year is what, one in a million?

31-Dec-18
If you had your choice to be the top bowhunter in your field or have mad cow disease, which would you choose?

From: stealthycat
31-Dec-18
BSE/CJD/CWD .... all pretty much the same thing isn't it ? mutated prion's that attack the brain

From: TD
31-Dec-18
Was he eating squirrel brains???

From: MarkU
31-Dec-18
"Top bowhunter in your field"

Are we talking about a food plot, soybeans, or what?

A good friend and hunting buddy died of it a couple years ago. He lived in Wyoming.

From: Shawn
31-Dec-18
Never had a deer tested and I have killed deer in areas with CWD and EHD sorry but I will take my chances. I had a specific type of brain tumor and I was told it is found in about 3 out of 100 thousand people. I still will take my chances even if I am not that lucky!! Shawn

From: LUNG$HOT
31-Dec-18
“Mad Wife Disease is a far greater threat to one's life and overall health.“

Exactly!

From: TD
31-Dec-18
Especially if you happen to call it "mad cow disease"......

Guy is sitting in a bar and hears a couple of big ol tattooed ladies rattling on with an interesting accent a couple bar stools down..... he drinks up enough nerve and finally walks over to them and says he's noticed the accent and asked them if they were from Scotland.....

"NO you stupid twit! We're from Wales!" the, um.... bigger one barked at him.....

"Oh, my apologies....... are either of you whales Scottish?"

"And that was the last thing I remember officer......"

From: DoorKnob
31-Dec-18
“Mad Wife Disease is a far greater threat to one's life and overall health.“

just dun marry a cow !!

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