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Feral hogs: rushin’ to cause problems for ag industry


Feral hogs: rushin’ to cause problems for ag industry
Another litter of piglets will soon cause crop damage.


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February 13, 2013
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By Hayden Krueger

Over the past years, the amount of feral hogs or wild hogs has taken over dramatically all over Texas. These non-domestic pigs have entered Texas in a swarm of destruction. Here in Wilson County, these species are not too hard to spot. They are not relatives to the javelina or peccary, which are indigenous to Texas. They are from several mixed populations of feral swine and the Russian boar. The impact from these animals comes in many different areas such as destruction of crops, killing of small livestock, or even the danger of automotive damage.  . . .

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Ben Hummel  
Stockdale, TX  
February 14, 2013 10:35am
 
well just like when coyotes become a major problem due to overpopulation a bounty seems to work in most cases. Put a 10$ bounty on these things heads and watch the trapping, killing and thousands of other ways to get rid of ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 14, 2013 9:12am
 
No problem in Wilson....The county commissioners need to coordinate with Dr Hill and institute a feral hog ban.....Problem solved.

 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
February 14, 2013 7:07am
 
I was once told that you have to eliminate 70% of these pests to maintain their numbers, that・s how fast they breed. I don・t know if that・s true but we take ALLOT of them on my 400 acre lease and there are more and more every ... More ›

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