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Feral Pigs

Plague Of Wild Pigs Has U.S. Authorities Squealing

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green

By Kevin Murphy LOCUST GROVE, Okla., Aug 24 (Reuters) - A few years ago, Jim Vich would not have dreamed of setting up an elaborate tr...

State Plans To Spend $1 Million On Eradicating Feral Pigs

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 03.18.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Using the cover of darkness, feral pigs have learned to outsmart even the most seasoned hunters as they set about on their nightl...

Exotic Swine: Heritage Pork Or Invasive Species?

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 04.27.2012 | Detroit

McBAIN, Mich. -- Mark Baker was accustomed to taking orders in the Air Force. Now he's defying the government, taking a stand for what he considers a ...

Texas Wild Boars & The Ethics Of Eating Invasive Species

Daniel Klein | Posted 09.06.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Most farmers in TX want to kill all feral pigs. We've heard from vegetarian vegetable farmers who use trapping to save their crops.

D.E.C. Gives NY Residents Permission To Shoot Invading Hogs

Posted 06.19.2011 | New York

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a warning that feral hogs, who were once domesticated but returned to the wild, are breeding in Cortland...

Weekly Mulch: Monsanto's Mutant Alfalfa and the Feral Pig Invasion

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Agribusiness giant Monsanto is strengthening its hold over the food system both in this country and abroad,...

WATCH: Wild Hogs Terrorize Florida Residents

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Though everyone loves Porky Pig and Babe, in reality, pigs can prove to be quite meddlesome. Florida residents have been experiencing this lately, and...

PHOTOS: Rock Snot, Pythons, And 7 Other Scary, Gross, and Weird Invasive Species

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In 2006, the US spent 1.2 billion dollars fighting invasive species. That figure does not include the costs of the animals themselves, which cause pro...

Texas May Let Hunters Shoot Pigs From Choppers

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MERTZON, Texas — Millions of wild pigs weighing up to 300 pounds have been tearing up crops, trampling fences and eating just about anything in ...