The Texas Deer Association recently hosted a live webinar related to the year-end reporting in TWIMS at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for deer breeding facilities and release sites. This webinar included a live question and answer session to ensure members of TDA are able to ask relevant questions pertaining to the CWD testing...

In an effort to ensure our membership has the most recent and relevant information regarding the recent discovery of fever ticks in a new area of the state, please click the links below to access the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) brochures and other material regarding the regulations and procedures surrounding the findings. Brochure: Cattle Fever...

For TDA member Barbara Peeler and her family, helping kids in the community is part of everyday life. “My main focus has always been kids,” says Peeler, who has been a school board member in her hometown of Jourdanton for nearly 40 years.  Barbara and her husband and family have “run” their Atascosa County ranch for...

Austin, TX – The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) will modify the 223,000 acre Temporary Preventative Quarantine Area (TPQA) in Cameron County, Texas on November 17, 2016. The TPQA was established two years ago when cattle fever ticks were discovered on cattle, horses, white-tailed deer, and nilgai antelope. Through enhanced surveillance in the area, the TAHC...

Read below to learn about just a few ways you can help support the veterans of our nation this Veterans Day and beyond! Homes for Our Troops www.homesforourtroops.org HFOT builds specially-adapted homes for severely injured veterans across the country, helping to restore dignity and independence to them and their families.  Learn how you can donated building materials,...

The Texas Deer Association has compiled an election summary for its members to provide voter data and the results of the election.  If you have any questions we encourage you to call the TDA office or visit the Secretary of State's website: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/  View 2016 Election Summary...

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and Texas Animal Health Commission in partnership with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension are providing a free training to landowners, managers, taxidermists, veterinarians, and others interested in collecting CWD tissues for testing under TAHC’s Certified CWD Postmortem Sample Collector training program. This will be a classroom format as well as hands...

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