Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered at Deer Breeding Facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

AUSTIN, TX – Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County. The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of… Read More Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered at Deer Breeding Facilities in Hunt and Uvalde Counties

Animal Health

TPWD RULES – Rule Summary for Changes to Breeder Regulations

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

Animal Health, Texas Animal Health Commission

Fever Tick Information & Resources | Situation Report

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

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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

Chronic Wasting Disease, Texas Animal Health Commission

TAHC Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Zones at Commission Meeting

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

Animal Health, Chronic Wasting Disease

Rules & Resources for Harvesting Exotic Chronic Wasting Disease Susceptible Species

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