Prior to Hunting Season:
During and After Hunting:
Handling and Cleaning the Carcass:
Processing the Meat:
Cooking and Storing the Meat:
More information about these tips and zoonotic disease prevention for hunters can be found in the AVMA's Disease Precautions for Hunters document.
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