ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Board of Animal health says investigators have traced a deer on a Douglas County farm that was infected with chronic wasting disease to a farm in Pine County that supplied the animal.

The board says a doe on the Pine County farm that tested positive has been put down and the eight other deer still alive there will be destroyed.

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The herd owner is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on compensation.

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In response to the Douglas County discovery, the state last month temporarily banned the movement of all farmed white-tailed deer within Minnesota.

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