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Ferral Hogs?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by hogdogs87, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. hogdogs87

    hogdogs87 Out Of The Brooder

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    My screen name probably gives it away but i hunt ferral hogs. I was just wandering if any of y'all have problems with them on your property. Here in georgia they are a major problem.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Around 2011/12 there was a relatively small populati9on in South Jersey. The state opened season on them concurrent with the deer seasons and for the most part I think the pigs have been eradicated.
     
  3. hogdogs87

    hogdogs87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well that is a good thing for land owners. I know the farmers in my state surw wish they would disappear.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    There are a lot of feral hogs out here in Hawaii as well.
     
  5. hogdogs87

    hogdogs87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know thats right oshay.people would never think of Hawaii having them but there actually a pretty serious problem there.
     
  6. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yikes! I'm in AR and I have heard of them but never encountered one... from what I hear they are mean and will even go after people!
     
  7. hogdogs87

    hogdogs87 Out Of The Brooder

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    MOST of the time they will go in the other direction at the slightest second that sonething isnt right. But yes a sow with piglets or an aggressive boar can and will become a real problem real fast.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I was born in Hot Springs, AR, and my grandfather and I used to hunt razorbacks. As hotdogs87 said, normally they will run away, but when they feel cornered or threatened or are wounded, they become very dangerous.
     
  9. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll give any a wide birth! Pigs jaws are so powerful that I don't want to mess with one that is feral!
     
  10. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

    I understand that wild pig meat is sweeter and more lean than what is commercially raised.
     

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