Report Any Signs of Feral Hogs – MDC

The MDC’s Feral Hog Eradication Plan encourages the public to report sightings of feral hogs to their local MDC office, which will then dispatch personnel to investigate the report, bait and dispose of the hogs.

Feral Hog - photograph Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

Feral Hog – photograph Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

This process is not easy, according to Conservation Agent Brad Hadley

“This involves scouting and surveillance, pre-conditioning the hogs to bait at a particular location, and the location typically needs to have adequate access for a corral-type trap”

A corral trap allows for catching several hogs at one time, and is the most effective means for eradicating feral hogs, according to MDC.


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