How can I control the number of feral hogs on my property?

Feral Hogs May 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

There are two primary ways to control the local number of feral hogs, lethal removal (i.e., trapping, snaring, shooting, and dogging) and exclusion (i.e., fencing).  None of these techniques represents a guaranteed stand-alone option for successfully controlling feral hogs; however, a combination of these methods can be used to manage feral hog numbers and damage over time.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.