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4 Facts of Wildlife Conservation

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There are two sides of the wildlife conservation coin. On one side are conservationists who think the benefits of hunting are exaggerated and that there are other (better) options for wildlife management. On the...

Unexplained Animal Deaths on Your Ranch or Farm – Is it Disease, Parasites, or...

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Unexplained Animal Deaths on Your Ranch or Farm (Is it disease, parasites, or could it just possibly your water source?) Over the years since I have been ranching for myself and as also as a young...

Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf

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Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf   Austin, TX -Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed anthrax in one calf on a Jim Hogg County premises on June 1. This is the first anthrax case...

3 Fascinating Wildlife Conservation Stories

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What is wildlife conservation? In its basic definition, it is when we protect an animal species and their habitat. We must ensure that species are not only around for future generations but continue to grow...

The 411 on the Addax Antelope

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Wikipedia have you bored? We’ll help you learn more about the addax antelope without spending hours on Google. The addax is also called the white antelope or “screw horn” antelope because of its white coloring...

God Bless Texas and the Three Amigos

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Texas has more exotic wildlife than any place in the world. That doesn’t sound right, though, does it? Surely, they are all in Africa and in zoos around the country. Nope. Texas has over...

Senator Cruz Introduces Legislation to Remove Red Tape for Texas Ranchers

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Senator Cruz, the Exotic Wildlife Association appreciates your legislation amending the Endangered Species Act. As ranchers, we need your bill remedy to get the government off our land. What people don’t realize is that...

Tips on Frying Backstrap For First-Timers

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Tips on Frying BackStrap For First-Timers Whether you have a White-tail, Nilgai or Axis, a good ol’ backstrap can always make for a great Saturday evening meal. We definitely do our ground meat and sausage...

How to Field Judge an Aoudad

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Field judging an Aoudad is not as easy as sizing-up a Blackbuck or Axis. Although, there are lots of theories on how to best field judge these exotics like counting curls, using ears to...

Native Species vs. Non-Native: The Who’s Who in Texas Hoofstock

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When talking about animal conservation, you often hear people refer to native vs. non-native species. In other words, a non-native species is an exotic animal not indigenous to a region. One of our Association’s missions...