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A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

Texas Counties Can Seek Feral Hog Control Grants

Texas counties needing financial help controlling feral hogs are being encouraged to pair up and apply for $30,000 in grants.

06/18/2013

A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

CDC Has Health Warning For Feral Hog Hunters

Medical officials have a health warning for Texans hunting feral hogs. According to the CDC, feral hogs can expose hunters to a bacterial illness called brucellosis.

CBSDFW.COM–11/28/2012

A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

Texas Contest Brings Demise Of 12,632 Feral Hogs

A competition aimed at curbing the feral hog problem in Texas has resulted in the demise of 12,632 of the animals that damage or destroy hundreds of millions of dollars in crops and ranchland every year.

02/23/2012

Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Elimination Of Nighttime Speed Limit Among New Texas Laws

Want to catch a catfish by hand or shoot a feral hog from a helicopter? Want to keep driving the daytime speed limit after the sun goes down? You can do so legally in Texas starting Thursday.

08/31/2011

One of the wild hogs caught by the City of Irving.

Wild Hogs Continue To Terrorize Lawns Near Trinity River

The dirt in Fran Brown’s yard is churned and ripped up. Her flowerbed is destroyed. Brown – who, ironically, is a landscaper – has a home near the Trinity River corridor, and for her yard and many others, the winter season has gone hog wild.

CBSDFW.COM–12/01/2010