Texas Fires Kill Thousands of Animals

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Quenching rains last weekend slowed the progress of Texas panhandle fires that consumed more than 800,000 acres of land and killed an estimated 10,000 head of livestock in less than a week. At least 30 horses in the McLean area of Texas succumbed to smoke or flames.

Brad Williams, DVM, director for the Texas Animal Health Commission's (TAHC) Amarillo-based Area 1, has served as the

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