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Regulations for bringing in harvested animals from other states and Canada
2013 Michigan Hunting and Trapping Digest
Hunters importing harvested free-ranging deer, elk or moose from Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Alberta, or Saskatchewan are restricted to bringing into Michigan only deboned meat, antlers, antlers attached to skull cap cleaned of all brain and muscle tissue, hides cleaned of excess tissue or blood, upper canine teeth or a finished taxidermy mount.
If your deer, elk or moose is sampled for CWD testing, wait for the test results before eating the meat. If you are notified by another state or province that a deer, elk or moose you brought into Michigan tested positive for CWD, you must contact the DNR Wildlife Disease Lab within 2 business days (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 517-336-5030 and provide details.
Any changes to important regulations will be posted at www.michigan.gov/cwd
In addition, the US Department of Agriculture may have regulations in importation from Canada. You can contact them at 307-734-3277.