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Cattle Truck Crash Snarls Fort Worth Traffic

An overturned cattle truck created a traffic mess near downtown Fort Worth on Wednesday morning, as authorities worked to rescue the trapped livestock and lead them to safety.

04/23/2014

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Waco Police Chase Loose Bull With Lassos

A bull apparently in no mood for vaccinations led police on a chase down a Texas city street before horse-riding, lasso-yielding officers were able to wrangle the animal.

03/19/2014

Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle Feeding

Federal statistics say that Nebraska has now surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state. Recent drought conditions in Texas have been blamed for the drop.

02/25/2014

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Truck Veers Off Bridge To Avoid Cattle; 2 People Dead

Two people are dead after their semitrailer truck slammed into cattle spilled from an overturned cattle truck trailer on a far West Texas interstate highway.

11/28/2013

A ranch hand drives cattle. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Ag Commissioner: Cattle Rustling Crimes On The Rise

Today’s Texas rancher not only faces the challenges of a lingering drought but must still battle the age-old problem of cattle rustling — a problem that has plagued the industry for more than a century.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2013

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Escaped Cows Back Up Traffic In Mesquite

A herd of cattle caused a traffic mess in Mesquite early Thursday morning. Officials said that as many as 70 cows broke through a fence and got onto the highway.

04/11/2013

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Nolan Ryan To Serve Up Beef In New Cookbook

The game’s all-time strikeout king is also a longtime Texas rancher and has compiled dozens of his favorite recipes for “The Nolan Ryan Beef Cookbook.”

11/26/2012

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Texas Landowners Take Stand Against Big Oil

Oil has lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across Texas, a symbiosis nurtured for generations and built on an honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted.

10/17/2012

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)

Suspects Sought In 3 Texas Calf Shootings

Cattle rangers are looking for clues to who shot and killed three calves found dead alongside a rural East Texas farm road.

10/02/2012

Cattle use a tree for shade as temperatures rose above 100 degrees in a Texas pasture. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drought Could Be A Factor In Livestock Anthrax Cases

Anthrax has killed more than 100 animals on ranches in Texas and Colorado within the past two weeks, and experts say the risk of infection may be greater with drought covering much of the United States.

08/16/2012

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

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)

Modified Grass Linked To Texas Cattle Deaths

A mysterious mass death of cattle has prompted a federal investigation in Texas. Preliminary test results are blaming the deaths on the grass the cows were eating when they got sick.

06/25/2012

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