Feral hogs cause up to $2.5 billion in damage a year, so the government is boosting efforts to fight them

Feral hogs cause up to $2.5 billion in damage a year, so the government is boosting efforts to fight them

Jeff Daniels

Fri, 10 Aug 2018

  • Wild hogs are in at least 39 states and cause up to $2.5 billion in damage annually.
  • More than 5 million of the feral swine roam the U.S., with Texas having the biggest share.
  • The pigs are a menace for agriculture but also a health risk and threat to native wildlife.
  • The federal government is spending about $30.5 million annually to fight the problem and may get more money from the 2018 farm bill.

READ MORE

Digital Crosshairs Night Vision Clip-on

Digital Crosshairs night vision clip-on can help you bring home more tails.

If you got these guys (wild hogs) then you need this guy ( Digital Crosshairs 1000 Night Vision Clip-on). Turn any rifle scope into a digital night vision scope in less than one minute with night time vision over 200+ yards.

www.digitalcrosshairs.net or call 404-590-6513

10 Best U.S. States to Go Hog Hunting

With feral hog populations exploding all over the United States, there are a lot of great places to hunt hogs.

It is thought that the first hogs in the United States were introduced in the 1500s by Spanish explorers. Since then, the hog population has ballooned and their range has expanded dramatically thanks to their prolific breeding (supplemented by hogs that escaped from farms and those introduced specifically for hunting).

Source: 10 Best U.S. States to Go Hog Hunting

Digital Crosshairs Night Vision Clip-on

Digital Crosshairs night vision clip-on can help you bring home more tails.

I you got these guys (wild hogs) then you need this guy ( Digital Crosshairs 1000 Night Vision Clip-on). Turn any rifle scope into a digital night vision scope in less than one minute with night time vision over 200+ yards.

www.digitalcrosshairs.net or call 404-590-6513

Closing in on Feral Hogs | Missouri Department of Conservation

CLOSING IN ON FERAL HOGS

Publish Date

Dec 01, 2018

On a warm June day, a crew of MDC biologists traveled to document a population of Mead’s milkweed, an endangered plant.

Like other milkweeds, Mead’s serves as critical habitat for the monarch butterfly and other pollinators vitally important to agriculture and wildlife. This population occurs on a remote glade, a unique type of desertlike habitat, in the shadow of Taum Sauk Mountain. The …

Source: Closing in on Feral Hogs | Missouri Department of Conservation

 

Digital Crosshairs Night Vision Clip-on

Digital Crosshairs night vision clip-on can help you bring home more tails.

I you got these guys (wild hogs) then you need this guy ( Digital Crosshairs 1000 Night Vision Clip-on). Turn any rifle scope into a digital night vision scope in less than one minute with night time vision over 200+ yards.

www.digitalcrosshairs.net or call 404-590-6513

Hog Charges Officer


Walton County deputy sheriff is charged by vicious wild hog.

Working in law enforcement can result in some interesting calls, but some calls go beyond what even an officer of the law can imagine.

Rock Podeszwa, a deputy sheriff in Walton County, recently received a call around five o’clock in the afternoon regarding a vicious and angry wild hog.

“At first I thought for sure it was going to be like a piglet or a domestic pig,” Rock said. “I was receiving information from dispatch that the wild hog was trying to attack and charge the neighbor, trying to charge the female and trying to get at her goat and her dog.”

READ MORE

Digital Crosshairs Night Vision Clip-on

Digital Crosshairs night vision clip-on can help you bring home more tails.

I you got these guys (wild hogs) then you need this guy ( Digital Crosshairs 1000 Night Vision Clip-on). Turn any rifle scope into a digital night vision scope in less than one minute with night time vision over 200+ yards.

www.digitalcrosshairs.net or call 404-590-6513