TDA Legislative Report  The Texas Deer Association has been hard at work, meeting with lawmakers across the state to discuss topics impacting our industry. Issues such as animal ID, breeder and release site classifications, cross-fencing, pen inspection protocol, and the upcoming Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Animal Health Commission Sunset process have dominated the...

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Policy Regarding Automated Transfer of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Test Results from Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) TPWD and TAHC would like to remind all deer breeders and release site owners that all tissue samples submitted to TVMDL for CWD testing must be accompanied by the TVMDL accession...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1553012237521{padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text]Today, the House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism unanimously passed the House Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 810. The final language represents an agreed to bill by all stakeholders in the process. We would like to thank all of the members, fellow association leaders,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1553012237521{padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text]Below is the most recent version of SB 810 that the committee intends to hear next Wednesday, May 1 at 8:00 am or upon adjournment. We must have EVERYONE in attendance at the hearing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1548220207573{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1553012237521{padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text]We are excited to announce a joint webinar with department staff, TDA, and DBC regarding the new georeferenced map requirement and other permit requirements and deadlines for deer breeder facilities, release sites, and other associated facility types.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/MtjGW5YbBxY"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1553012237521{padding-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text]The Texas Deer Association submitted formal comment regarding changes to the soft release provisions and the amendments to the testing provisions for facilities with insufficient animals to test to become movement qualified. To read our comments, please click below.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left"...

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