NADeFA News

10-03-2013
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 10/04/2013 Animal health officials are urging cattle producers to take preventive measures against Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in their livestock in light of two recent confirmed illnesses in Wisconsin. State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw says farmers should use insect control to eliminate biting midges and black flies, which are common carriers of the disease. "We...
10-02-2013
Texas Animal Health Commission - 10/03/2013 AUSTIN - The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) held a regularly scheduled meeting on September 10, 2013. The Commission adopted five rules. One of the rules adopted was Chapter 40, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), Herd Certification. Chapter 40, Chronic Wasting Disease, Herd Certification: The amendments remove the requirement for a specific fence...
07-08-2013
The Senate Appropriations Committee recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 agriculture spending bill and accompanying committee report, which determines funding levels for USDA programs. It has been a top priority of NADeFA to reverse the USDA’s budget recommendation to halt federal contributions to the national CWD program, and the Senate supported NADeFA’s request. The Senate Appropriations...
07-08-2013
By Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) AUSTIN - The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has new intrastate movement requirements in place for elk, red deer, Sika deer, moose and their hybrids, all of which are considered susceptible to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). White-tailed deer and mule deer are also susceptible species to CWD but remain under the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's...
06-27-2013
Dear Shawn , The North American Deer Registry ("NADR") is a great success thanks to all of you. We have over 135,000 animals in the registry, and it has set the industry standard for white tail deer breeders. The registry has become a valuable tool for all breeders. Prospective buyers of quality animals want to know that an animal has been DNA profiled and registered with NADR prior to seriously...