Please let this letter serve as public input on behalf of the Texas Deer Association (TDA) regarding the Commission’s April 2020 Staff Report on the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC). TDA agrees with many of the Staff’s recommendations. However, our association also strongly believes that additional improvements to the agency’s operations and services would greatly...

Join Dr. Chris Seabury from Texas A&M University and the Texas Deer Association for a webinar to explain the recent landmark breakthrough in CWD research, “Accurate Genomic Predictions for Chronic Wasting Disease in U.S. White-Tailed Deer”. Dr. Seabury and a team of federal, state, and academic researchers have changed the landscape of genomic research in...

We are excited to have TPWD Deer Breeder Program staff explain the upcoming Annual Report submission process. Claudia Solis and Mitch Lockwood will be leading the webinar. As a reminder, annual reports are currently available online. This webinar will provide helpful tips for completing annual reports. The reports and payments must be submitted and received...

AUSTIN, TX – The State Veterinarian of Texas encourages livestock owners to have their animals vaccinated against anthrax this spring. "Following last year's outbreak in Southwest Texas, we encourage livestock owners in the previously affected and surrounding area to consult with their veterinarian about vaccinating animals before warmer weather arrives." said Dr. Andy Schwartz, Texas State...

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