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Old 04-06-2014, 11:11 PM
 
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They were tearing up my yard last year. We actually saw a herd of them while walking around the neighborhood. The town contacted someone to help kill them and locals have been shooting them. Haven't seen any since then, but they may still be around. We'll see this summer, I guess. Glad I don't have small children any more...it would worry me to let them outside by themselves.
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Old 04-07-2014, 12:26 AM
 
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We had them in Monterey and San Benito County California! Luckily I never ran into a live one but several were killed and thrown in the construction dumpsters of where our house was being built.
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Old 04-27-2014, 07:14 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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I would never even consider throwing a pig I had killed into a dumpster. It should be butchered placed on spit and slow roasted over a hickory or mesquite fire and served up with corn, potatoes and lots of beer.
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Old 04-27-2014, 07:23 AM
 
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I would never even consider throwing a pig I had killed into a dumpster. It should be butchered placed on spit and slow roasted over a hickory or mesquite fire and served up with corn, potatoes and lots of beer.
They are not all good eating.

Rather than a dumpster....if the hogs will not be eaten by people....leave them were you kill them.

It is always best when wild life stays in the food chain.....other animals need to eat too.

BTY....these are wild hogs.....not pigs.

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Old 04-27-2014, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Orange County, CA
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One of problems of getting rid of them is that in places where they are found, they have few or no natural enemies to keep their numbers down. A few piglets may be lost to predators, but not enough to matter. An adult is way out of the range of the medium sized ones such as bobcats and coyotes, and even a tom cougar would find a 400 pound boar to be a very tough target.
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:49 PM
 
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I saw one a few years back in the town we lived in in FL. The town was right on the edge of the Everglades. people assured me I was mistaken, until somebody got a picture of it. Ugly things.
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Old 04-29-2014, 03:44 AM
 
Location: Moku Nui, Hawaii
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The boars can get a bit of a musky taste, especially if they're not slaughtered properly. You can still use them for sausage though. I think sausage was invented to cover up the flavor of not so tasty things although it's much better when it starts with tasty stuff. If nothing else, they are good for dog food.
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