The Manitoba government has enacted measures to protect wild elk and deer from disease.
By law, hunters must submit biological samples (head, upper neck and lungs) of elk and deer
taken in certain Game Hunting Areas to Manitoba Sustainable Development. Samples are
checked for any signs of disease.
Samples are required from elk and deer taken in Game Hunting Areas 5, 6, 6A, 11, 12,
13, 13A, 18 and 18B (west of PR 366) 18A, 18C, part of 22 (west of PTH 83), 23, and 23A.
Please submit samples within 48 hours of the kill. Samples may be submitted to any of
the following locations during regular business hours:
• Benito Premium Meats – Benito
• Boggy Creek Taxidermy – San Clara
• Dauphin Co-op – 1301 Main St., Dauphin
• H. L. & K. Enterprises Ltd. – Grandview
• Mafeking Gas and Grocery – Mafeking
• Five & Fifty Sales and Service – McCreary
• Olha General Store – Olha
• The No. 5 Store – Riding Mountain
• 3-Way Service – Roblin
• Russell & District Veterinary Clinic – Russell
• McKelvey’s – San Clara
• Rough Country Sports – Swan River
• Kelsey Trail XTR – The Pas
• Riding Mountain National Park Wildlife Lab – Wasagaming
Ban on Feeding
The feeding of deer, elk and moose in the above noted GHAs is prohibited.
Bringing game into Manitoba
It is illegal to bring a deer, elk or moose killed in another province or state into Manitoba unless
the head, hide, hooves, mammary glands, entrails, internal organs and spinal column are first
removed and left in the province or state of origin. Please refer to the Manitoba Hunting Guide
for instructions on properly removing and treating the antlers and bone plate.
For more information
To learn more about wildlife disease and the submission of biological samples, please refer to
a copy of the 2017 Manitoba Hunting Guide, visit www.manitoba.ca/sd/wildlife/disease
or call 204-622-2474.
Manitoba Sustainable Development Biological Sample Information Sheet. 2017-2018 CWD Poster