Texas CWD News

Emergency Order Issued to Restrict Movement of Deer from Breeding Facilities Where CWD has Been Detected

June 22, 2021 Media Contact: TPWD News,  Business Hours, 512-389-8030 AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has issued an “emergency order” to impose additional movement and testing restrictions on deer breeding facilities that are affiliated with six deer breeding facilities where Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been positively Read more…

TX – Val Verde County White-tailed Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

Dec. 19, 2019 Media Contact: TPWD News,  Business Hours, 512-389-8030  News Image Share on Facebook Share Release URL State taking steps and following plan to deploy containment strategy AUSTIN – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been detected in a free-ranging, 5 ½ year-old white-tailed doe between Del Rio and Amistad Reservoir, making it the first confirmed Read more…

TX – TPWD Urges Hunters and Landowners to be Vigilant for Signs of Chronic Wasting Disease after Recent Tests Confirm CWD in White-tailed and Mule Deer in Existing Containment Zones

News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 4, 2019 AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in three white-tailed deer in Medina, Dallam, and Hartley Counties, and in three mule deer in Hudspeth, Hartley, and El Paso Counties. TPWD emphasizes that Read more…

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Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas A & M University 483 Agronomy Rd, College Station, TX 77840
979-845-3414 or 888-646-5623

Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas A & M University 6610 Amarillo Blvd, West Amarillo, TX 79106

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 5/2021)

Dallam, El Paso, Hartley, Hudspeth, Hunt, Kimble, Lavaca, Mason, Matagorda, Medina, Uvalde, Val Verde 


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