Deer Check-In Rules in Dearborn and Franklin Counties

first_imgDEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. — Opening day of firearm season is tomorrow, and hunters who harvest a deer in Dearborn County north of State Road 48 between now and November 27 must take their deer to a DNR check station to be sampled for bovine tuberculosis.The DNR has established a bovine tuberculosis surveillance zone in Dearborn County north of State Road 48 because the disease has been detected in a wild deer in neighboring Franklin County.The following check stations will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week, through November 27:3-D Mart at BP Gas Station, 27968 State Road 1, West HarrisonGravel lot behind FCN Bank, 226 N. Meridian St., Sunman, Ripley CountyOrscheln Farm & Home, 181 South Tanners Creek Drive, LawrenceburgHaving deer sampled for Bovine TB is voluntary throughout the season for deer harvested in Franklin County and Fayette County south of State Road 44; however, the DNR strongly encourages it.last_img

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