TPWD RULE CHANGES Summary of Rule Changes to Deer Breeder Regulations This email is being sent as notification that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has adopted breeder regulations amendments affecting Deer Breeder Permits. A summary of regulation amendments is included in the links. Additional information and guidance will be sent as TPWD nears the… Read More TPWD RULES – Rule Summary for Changes to Breeder Regulations
“Zooming around at high speed is a favorite pastime of Apollo (black rhino),” read a portion of the caption shared alongside the video. Have you ever seen a video of a cute animal running around that instantly made you smile? If yes, then this video of a black rhino may speak to your soul. Even… Read More Check out this adorable black rhino baby!
Monthly Fever Tick Situation Report Statewide Quarantine Summary 178 Infested Quarantine Premises: – 78 permanent quarantine zone premises – 100 non-permanent quarantine zone premise – Counties with infested premises quarantines include: Cameron, Jim Wells, Starr, Webb, Willacy and Zapata 84 Exposed Quarantine Premises: – 28 permanent quarantine zone premises – 56 non-permanent quarantine zone premises… Read More Fever Tick Information & Resources | Situation Report
Pasture, Rangeland and Forage, or PRF, insurance is a risk policy designed to provide annual protection for farmers and ranchers who rely on forage products to support their cattle operations, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “In the face of uncertain weather conditions, insurance becomes a critical component in producers’ risk management portfolios,”… Read More Rancher’s Risk Management Insurance Offered – Sign Up Deadline November 15th
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) held a regularly scheduled commission meeting by live audio and teleconference call on September 22, 2020 regarding Chronic Wasting Disease. The Commission adopted amendments to Title 4, Texas Administrative Code §40.6, concerning chronic wasting disease (CWD) Movement Restriction Zones to establish surveillance and containment zones in… Read More TAHC Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Zones at Commission Meeting
AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reminds Texas landowners of statewide exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species requirements for the 2020-21 hunting season. Exotic susceptible species include North American elk or wapiti, black tailed deer, red deer, reindeer, sika deer, moose and/or any associated subspecies and hybrids. Axis deer are not classified as a… Read More Rules & Resources for Harvesting Exotic Chronic Wasting Disease Susceptible Species
Can You Help With The Oral Anthrax Vaccine Research?? Walter Cook, DVM, PhD along with Texas A&M University are conducting research for an oral Anthrax vaccine and they need your help. Dr. Cook has been developing an oral vaccine that can be incorporated into a bait. The Cook Wildlife Lab is finding a way for you… Read More Oral Anthrax Vaccine Research
AUSTIN, TX – As hunting season approaches, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reminds hunters in South Texas that there are additional precautions required when handling white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, black buck, axis deer, and other exotic cervids harvested on premises under fever tick quarantine. “Hunters play a critical role in protecting our state from… Read More TAHC Reminds Cervid Hunters of Fever Tick Quarantine Requirements
The Tiniest Baby Antelope Was Just Born At A Florida Zoo & It’s Too Cute For Words Brevard Zoo near Orlando just celebrated the birth of the tiniest baby antelope, and the video might just melt your heart. We guarantee this video of a baby antelope recently born at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, will lighten… Read More This newly born baby antelope will make your day!
Below, you will find clarification on how to properly account for fawns in the TWIMS system that die prior to March 31st. Please contact the Texas Deer Association or TPWD Permit Staff for further inquiry or questions. Fawns that die prior to the March 31st tagging deadline are required to be reported to the Department on… Read More TPWD Regulatory Clarification – Tagging Deceased Fawns