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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

Wild hogs dig at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia. (credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Awards $60K In Contest To Kill Feral Hogs

State agriculture officials say more than 7,150 feral hogs were killed as part of a competition to curb their numbers and limit the hundreds of millions of dollars in damage caused to crops and ranchland every year.

03/06/2013

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

Wild hogs dig at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia. (credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Feral Hogs Escape Fort Worth Slaughterhouse

Fort Worth animal control officers scrambled through a north side neighborhood after about 30 feral hogs escaped from a slaughterhouse.

12/13/2011

Chickens sit in a barn at a poultry farm. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Feral Chickens On The Rampage

Gangs of feral chickens are causing big problems.

04/14/2011

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

Fort Worth Fighting Feral Hog Problem

The animals are very destructive. And there are about a million and a half of them in Texas.

04/11/2011

A helicopter blade. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Texas House Says Hunting Hogs From Helicopters Okay

Texans could hunt hogs and coyotes from helicopters under legislation that has passed the Texas House.

CBSDFW.COM–04/04/2011

Wild Hogs In DFW

The rural Texas problem of wild hogs is now showing up in urban north Texas.

10/04/2010

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