Hay and feed donations being accepted by Texas Department of Agriculture

AUSTIN, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The Texas Department of Agriculture is now taking donations of animal hay and feed for those whose animals have been affected by Harvey.

Sid Miller, the Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner, has put information on how to donate hay and feed on the Department's website, as well as a list of animal shelters and holding facilities.

Donation of Hay and Feed:

The Department is currently working with Texas A&M AgriLife for donations of animal hay and feed. If you would like to donate hay, please call, text or email the TDA staff listed at the number listed below and we find the closest location to you where the greatest need may be met.

In your message, please provide your name, phone number, location and type of hay or feed to be donated and whether you have transportation.

If you have transportation services that you can offer to help bring hay to the Coast from throughout Texas, we need your help! Please give us a call.

Jessica Escobar
(512) 803-7847
Jessica.Escobar@TexasAgriculture.gov

Fire Ant Quarantine:
Hay may be donated and sent to the counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. Because that area is under fire ant quarantine hay and forage may be sent into the affected counties without restrictions.

Animal Shelters and Holding Facilities:
For a list of animal holding facilities and shelters, location and contact information, CLICK HERE

 

This information provided by www.texasagriculture.gov


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