Animal Health, Texas Animal Health Commission

USDA Advancing Animal Disease Traceability: The Transition to Electronic Identification in Cattle & Bison

  AUSTIN – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently working with federal, state and industry partners to strengthen its traceability system to protect the long-team health, marketability and economic viability of the U.S. livestock industry. While there are several steps USDA needs to take in order to do this, the most essential… Read More USDA Advancing Animal Disease Traceability: The Transition to Electronic Identification in Cattle & Bison

Conservation, Exotic Wildlife Association

Announcing the First US Based Registry For Fallow Deer

EWA is excited to announce the first US based registry for Fallow Deer. We are going to make submission of your samples as easy as possible. Contact EWA Office at 830-315-7761 or info@myewa.org and let us know how many submission envelopes and return labels are needed. These envelopes & labels are at no cost to you. Submitting… Read More Announcing the First US Based Registry For Fallow Deer

Conservation, Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

Announcing the First US based Registry For Red Deer

Announcing the First US based Registry For Red Deer EWA is excited to announce the first US based registry for Red Deer. We are going to make submission of your samples as easy as possible. Contact EWA Office at 830-315-7761 or info@myewa.org and let us know how many submission and return envelopes are needed. These… Read More Announcing the First US based Registry For Red Deer

Conservation, Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics, Three Species

The Only Reason We Shouldn’t Allow Exotics

I’ve thought about this quite a bit. As I started to hunt, I learned about native species, invasive species, exotics, culling and harvesting and conservation. I was under the impression that exotic animals were “bad” per se because they take our native species’ land and food, water and shelter sources. There are over 125 species… Read More The Only Reason We Shouldn’t Allow Exotics

Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know Owning exotic animals doesn’t come without problems, but, if you do your research, you’ll be able to decide if it’s best for you. Exotics can cause problems if they are added to an area that is already at carrying capacity, and more aggressive animals can displace… Read More Thinking of Owning Exotics? Here’s What You Should Know

Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics

The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic

I recently received a book from Charly Seale, Executive Director of the Exotic Wildlife Association titled The Exotic Animal Field Guide written by Elizabeth Cary Mungall. As I read the introduction, I became even more fascinated by the exotic species in our wonderful country. There is an estimated 230,000+ foreign hoofed mammals and 100+ different species in… Read More The Exotic Animal Field Guide: Your Go-To Source for All Things Exotic