Content tagged "feral hog laws and regulations"

Is it legal to eat feral hogs?

Feral Hogs Updated: December 06, 2013

 Yes. However, there are some diseases to be aware of when cleaning and eating feral hogs.  Feral hogs can carry parasites and diseases such as pseudorabies,...

Is it legal to sell feral hog meat in Texas?

Feral Hogs Updated: December 06, 2013

Feral hog meat may be sold in Texas to enter into commerce, but must be inspected prior to and after slaughter by either a United States Department of...

In Texas, where can I donate feral hog meat that I do not plan on consuming?

Feral Hogs Updated: December 06, 2013

             In Texas, an individual cannot donate live feral hogs or their meat to a food bank or non-profit organization, unless a pre-slaughter inspection...

Feral Hog Transportation Regulations in Texas

Feral Hogs Updated: November 06, 2013

The movement of feral hogs, holding facilities, and release on hunting preserves is regulated by the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC).  The Texas Parks...

Is it legal to use night-vision equipment to hunt feral hogs at night in Texas?

Feral Hogs Updated: November 05, 2013

In Texas, it is legal to use night-vision scopes and other low-light optical devices to hunt feral hogs at night because they are non-game animals.  However,...

Texas Hunting License Requirements for Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Hunting license requirements for feral hogs in Texas can at times seem unclear. This article will help define the laws and regulations related to hunting...

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