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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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Fort Worth Stock Show Hosting Junior Competitions

The rain in Fort Worth isn’t keeping people from the Stock Show & Rodeo, where students will compete in steer and barrow competitions starting Thursday.

02/04/2014

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Fort Worth Stock Show Parade Goes “All Western”

If you watched the Fort Worth Stock Show parade Saturday morning, you might have noticed something unique about the event.

01/18/2014

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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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Rodeos, Fun & Food At Fort Worth Stock Show

The 117th Fort Worth Stock Show opens today and the front office is hoping to beat last year’s record-setting attendance. In 2012, more than 1.1 million people passed through the turnstiles.

CBSDFW.COM–01/18/2013

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

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Biologist Says Warm Winters May Lure Vampire Bats

A Texas biologist said that recent milder winters in the U.S. may attract some bloodthirsty vampire bats up from Central America and into Texas.

02/22/2012

Supermarkets Compete In Premium Beef Market

Beef Prices Expected To Climb For Next 2 Years

Consumers should expect higher beef prices for the next two years due to the smallest cattle herd in 60 years. It is unclear if costs will drop later.

02/09/2012

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

Texas Drought Takes Cow Numbers Down By 600K

Across Texas, the drought has caused an estimated $5.2 billion in losses to farmers and livestock producers, and that figure is expected to rise

12/16/2011

A cowboy on horseback controls cattle during a cattle drive. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Stampede Events Underway In Allen

he cows are headed to the streets of Allen. It’s all part of the special 10th anniversary season of the Tom Thumb Texas Stampede.

10/26/2011

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North Texas Farmers Welcome Hay Donations

Many North Texas farmers are fighting to survive the drought and keep their animals alive. Friday, a local group got some help from the north.

10/14/2011

A wildfire burns dry grass. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shelter Set Up For Livestock From Bastrop Wildfires

A shelter from the wildfires in Bastrop County has been set up in Elgin, but not for people.

09/06/2011

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