Deep in the wilds of Texas, a deadly epidemic is sweeping its way through cattle country. Loose livestock are now a lethal threat when they find themselves on the highways and byways of the Lone Star State. It is a life or death situation, and authorities are now turning to the only families who can handle the job: The "Highway Cowboys"
. This show focuses on three cowboy families whose job is to clear the roads of wild animals. The career is real, and the stakes are high, as we go on a journey with these cowboys and discover America's dirtiest job. (Source:
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In Leon County, Texas, the Champion family chases a wild stud horse that escapes the county holding pen, and almost shuts down the highway in his pursuit of nearby mares. Meanwhile, cowboys Shaun and BJ must remove six stray donkeys from a local woman's property before they can breed with her prized mares. And in Bastrop County, Deputy Sheriff Junior Tucker and young cowboys Reid and Ty must track down a momma Brahma and her calf, along with a feisty longhorn, before they make it back to the highway.
The Champion family answers a call about two ornery bulls blocking a highway overpass, but things go wrong when they escape onto private property. Meanwhile, Deputy Sheriff Junior Tucker enlists the help of two young cowboys to track down an escaped cow on a dangerous and windy road. And in Guadalupe County, cowboys Bubba and Gray attempt to move some longhorns, but things go south in a hurry when they break out onto the road and flee in different directions