How many feral hogs are there in the United States?

Feral Hogs May 16, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

There is no accurate estimate for the total number of feral hogs in the United States.  However, by adding all of the minimum and maximum feral hog population estimates for each state, there could be from three to eight million animals.  However, scientists are uncertain as to the accuracy of feral hog population numbers reported for each state.

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