Monday, May 25, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Lost: 2 dogs, red mixed breed, last seen on 6th St. near skate park in Floresville. Large reward! If found or seen call 210-995-3800 or 210-249-1836. 

VideoLost: Male miniature black/tan Dachshund and small female shaggy dog, white w/black face, may have their puppy with them, on May 12 in Creekwood Subdivision. Call if found, 210-243-8277.

VideoFound sheep: small brown sheep in Eagle Creek. Call (830)534-8276 to claim.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Intertek, a testing lab in Elmendorf TX, is now hiring carpentry/construction minded individuals. Candidate will lead and assist in the construction of commercial building test samples. Must be detail oriented, self motivated, and punctual. Skills/duties: Carpentry, metal fabrication, concrete, insulation, instrumentation, and cleaning. 40 hour work week plus OT. Full benefits. Qualified individuals send resumes to william.nelson@intertek.com. 
F&W Electrical is now hiring journeyman, backhoe operators, and laborers. Apply at 6880 U.S. Hwy. 181 N., Floresville, Monday-Friday, 8-5. 830-393-0083. EOE.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›

Agriculture Today


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.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Junior Journalists
February 13, 2013
7,285 views
3 comments

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.  . . .

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The full article is available to Wilson County News subscribers only (if you receive the paper in the mail or if you have purchased an E-subscription). Subscribe today or purchase this issue (February 13, 2013) for $3.00. (If you are already a subscriber, simply sign in using the Login form in the upper right of this page.)
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
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 ›

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Allstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC Expertsauto chooserPulse Research expires 6/30/15Heavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.