What is the average number of feral hog offspring per litter and how often can they breed?

Feral Hogs November 07, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

Feral hog females on average have about 5 offspring per litter. Sows probably average one litter per year. Young females do not typically have their first litter until they are 13+ months of age, even though they can be sexually mature at 6 to 8 months of age or even earlier in some cases.

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