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A bat flies in a cave. (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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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

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Spot A Water Waster?

Many North Texans are being asked to conserve water during this historic Texas drought, but everyone may not be following the rules.

08/25/2011

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Agricultural Losses At Record $5.2 Billion

Texas agriculture officials say estimated crop and livestock losses from the blistering drought are a record $5.2 billion.

08/17/2011

Climate Change Chief Warns We Must Become Vegetarian To Save The Planet

Beef Prices May Jump As Drought Creates Cattle Surplus

For 17 days straight, the Dallas-Fort Worth Area has reached triple digit temperatures. The intense heat, and severe drought, is creating a surplus in the number of cattle heading to auction.

07/18/2011

The horses in this auction were from the northwestern U.S, primarily from Oregon.  (Photo credit Kent Chapline, CBSDFW.COM)

Wild Mustang And Burro Auction, June 3-5 2011

The federal Bureau of Land Management holds regular auctions of wild mustangs and burros.  During the weekend of June 3-5, the BLM held an auction at All Star Equestrian, a therapeutic riding facility in Burleson.  […]

06/06/2011

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Cattlemen Trying To Save Livestock After Fires

Ranchers in Palo Pinto, Stephens and Young counties can’t feed their cattle in the wake of wildfires that destroyed grazing lands, and now they’re having to preparing to sell their herds.

04/22/2011

A bull on the loose in Grand Prairie. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Loose Bull Gives Grand Prairie Animal Control The Slip

A bull on the loose in Grand Prairie is proving to be a ‘bear’ of a problem. Drivers spotted the runaway bull in the HOV lane Friday morning, near Lone Star Park.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2011

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