Animal Health, Chronic Wasting Disease, Featured

Exotic CWD Susceptible Species Rules & Resources for Hunters and Landowners

AUSTIN – Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is reminding Texas landowners of exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species rules for the 2019-20 hunting season. “When CWD was first discovered in far West Texas in 2012, TAHC and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) took important steps toward preventing the spread of the chronic disease… Read More Exotic CWD Susceptible Species Rules & Resources for Hunters and Landowners

Chronic Wasting Disease, Featured

More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms

More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms I’d like to respond to falsehoods in a recent article about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Missouri Department of Conservation is doing a disservice to all landowners and hunters by obsessively attacking deer farmers over CWD. While CWD was first detected on a deer farm in Missouri before… Read More More to Chronic Wasting Disease Than Deer Farms

Animal Rights, Conservation, Exotic Wildlife Association, Exotics, Featured

How Hunting Rare, Exotic Animals in Texas Increases Their Value

Cedar Hollow has forested hills, spring-fed ponds and no predators – everything a sambar, Pere David’s or barasingha deer could possibly want. The giraffes can’t escape the valley because the hills are too steep. The brush is so dense that the shy bongo antelope are only seen when they visit the watering hole. Houston businessman… Read More How Hunting Rare, Exotic Animals in Texas Increases Their Value