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Feral Hog Populations Dropping in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Efforts to eradicate feral hogs from Missouri are improving.

The Missouri Department of Conservation, partner agencies and private landowners have combined to trap and kill 2,332 feral hogs in the first three months of this year, almost half the total of 5,358 feral hogs captured in all of 2016. 76 more words


MDC Continues Feral Hog Removal Efforts

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wildlife biologists on the feral hog strike team have tallied up numbers for 2016. The year yielded a total of 5,358 feral hogs removed by MDC, partner agencies and private landowners, which is a significant increase over efforts the previous year. 463 more words

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Is it really fair?

Simply because they are annoyingly rowdy and, well, more than a little pudgy (Unfortunately, their nature is to nibble.), is it right to tell them, “Enough is enough. 542 more words


The best window of time to trap wild pigs is about to close

by Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife

Wild pigs are most vulnerable to trapping before food and forages become more available in the spring, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. 820 more words


Texas Ag Commissioner Approves Pesticide Targeting Wild Pigs

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NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – Announcing the “feral hog apocalypse” is within reach, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has approved of the first pesticide targeting wild pigs. 761 more words


Feral Hog Management Workshop set for Jan. 30 in La Vernia, TX

by: Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M AgriLife

A Feral Hog Management Workshop will be held Jan. 30 at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce, 12301 U.S. Highway 87 in La Vernia. 190 more words