Breeding

A horse. (credit: Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Quarter Horse Group To Appeal Cloning Verdict

The nation’s top quarter horse group has filed a notice of appeal to topple a ruling that requires it to begin allowing cloned animals to be added to its breeding registry.

09/23/2013

The start of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, part of the Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, on October 30, 2004 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Both Sides Rest In Texas Drug, Horse Racing Trial

Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments.

05/03/2013

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Skunk Road Kill, Breeding Season & Valentine’s Day

Ironically, the beginning of skunk breeding season in Texas is close to Valentines Day. But instead of the comic cavorting’s of Pepé le Pew, the results are often closer to “My Bloody Valentine.”

CBSDFW.COM–02/05/2013

ABILENE, TX - JULY 26:  Cattle are held in a pen prior to going up for sale at Abilene Livestock Auction July 26, 2011 in Abilene, Texas. A severe drought in the region has caused shortages of grass, hay and water forcing ranchers to thin their herds. The Abilene Livestock Auction has been selling at least two to three times the number of cattle each week compared to last year.  The past nine months have been the driest in Texas since record keeping began in 1895, with 75% of the state classified as "exceptional drought", the highest classification.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seeking Hardier Breeds For Drought, Climate Change

In Texas, a rancher is breeding cattle with genes that trace to animals from Africa and India, where their ancestors developed tolerance to heat and drought.

08/08/2012

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Texas Deer Breeder Guilty Of Illegal Transport

An East Texas man running a deer-breeding facility has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife charges over his acquisition of some animals.

12/16/2011