Recently, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced rule changes for managed deer. The rules affect deer breeders and facilities involved in Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) traces.
All inquiries and questions regarding TPWD rules should be address to TPWD. Contact information can be found on: tpwd.texas.gov.
Follow this direct link to view the 2016 CWD Management Rules.
The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) cannot interpret these rules for deer breeders/managers. For questions related to CWD testing, please contact the lab at 979.845.3414, or view one of our CWD-focuses educational posts.
- Proper Sample Submission for Chronic Wasting Disease
- A Guide to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Texas Cervids
- CWD: Sample handling & submission at TVMDL
- Video: Chronic Wasting Disease Discussion
A complete listing of TVMDL’s test offerings is available online.