Wild hogs may also be referred to as wild boars or feral swine, though not originally from the United States, wild hogs have lived on the North American continent as long as European settlers. Domestic pigs and wild boars interbred in the wild, and now many hybrid populations of the animal exist. Wild hogs are not an animal that you want to mess with because they can be very aggressive. Call Critter Control of Hamilton County, our professional technicians are experienced and know how to handle them.

Wild Hog Management

The exclusion method of putting in fences is only sparingly effective, and the best way to eradicate problematic populations of wild boars is trapping. Given their girth and resourcefulness, wild hogs can be dangerous to people who approach the animals without formal training. The wildlife technicians at Critter Control have the ability to capture the pigs in a safe and humane manner. 

Common Wild hog Damage 

Though wild hogs have not historically invaded residential areas, they have been increasingly more of a nuisance in residential neighborhoods. Since they are strong and intelligent, wild hogs are hard to control. The damage that they can create is astonishing which includes: 

  • Wild Hog removal services in Hamilton County Wild hogs also forage on crop fields and devastate yearly yields for farmers.
  • Despite the fact that they rarely live or search for food on residential property, wild hogs still pose a threat to humans.
  • Their rooting and foraging behaviors expose bare soil, disrupt fields of vegetation, and contribute to soil erosion.
  • Wild boars are also pests of farmland and consume crops while spreading diseases to livestock.
  • Are hosts to over 35 types of parasites that threaten the health of humans, livestock, and native wildlife.
  • Carriers of five waterborne pathogens that can be transferred to humans. E. coli, campylobacter, salmonella, cryptosporidium, and giardia all compromise the water quality in areas where wild hogs are present.​

Full-Service Removal 

With exclusion methods are only sparingly effective, and the best way to eradicate problematic populations of wild boars is trapping. Given their girth and resourcefulness, wild hogs can be dangerous to people who approach the animals without formal training. The wildlife technicians at Critter Control have the ability to capture the pigs in a safe and humane manner.

Critter Control of Hamilton County can help you get rid of wild hog problems.  Call today!

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