Wild Hog Control

Wild Hog Control, Trapping & Removal Services

We can rid you of Wild Hog problems safely and efficiently

Feral pigs, or wild hogs, can do a lot of damage to a person’s property. They’ll eat practically anything that presents itself and can thrive in most any environment, which can become a problem when wild hogs decide to settle on your property. Hogs have a habit of rooting through yards in pursuit of food, and this search can quickly become destructive and completely decimate a lawn. If food isn’t disposed of properly or there’s a garden nearby, wild hogs may be attracted to the area. These pigs aren’t easy to get rid of either. They’re strong, fast, and resilient, and once they’ve settled in an area, deterring them is incredibly difficult. Trapping is the best solution, but this is a dangerous undertaking if you’re not a professional.

Trutech’s team is made up of specialists who know exactly how to handle wild hogs. We’ve used our decades of collective experience to develop effective methods of hog capture and hog removal that minimize risk and injury to all humans and animals involved. Our licensed specialists will work diligently to grant you the peace of mind you deserve in a way that is also safe and provides a long-lasting solution.

Here at Trutech, we care about the environment and the animals who call it home. That’s why all of our methods are ethically-sound and have minimal impact on the environment. When you call Trutech, you know that you’re in the best hands. We guarantee your satisfaction.

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Mostly black or brown, wild hogs are covered in thick, coarse hair that may also be red or dark gray, depending on their region. They have stout, barrel-like bodies with short and slender legs. Their faces are relatively long with a straight snout. Small, beady eyes and poor eyesight are also distinguishing characteristics.

DIET

While wild pigs will eat almost anything that fits in their mouth, the opportunistic omnivores prefer plant products such as nuts, seeds, buds, and fruits. Insects, worms, small mammals, and the eggs of ground-nesting birds are also staples in their diet.

HABITAT

Originally, wild hogs were introduced in Florida, though they have since expanded their territory further west. As habitat generalists, the pests can live and thrive in virtually any environment. In addition, their high birth rates and long lifespans allow their populations to increase exponentially. Wild pigs are reported to live in at least 45 states.

TREATMENT SOLUTIONS

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

Wooded properties are especially attractive to these pests, as they often provide shelter, nesting materials, food, and water. Picnics, outdoor gatherings, or grilling and cooking outside may draw them closer to homes. Likewise, unfenced yards are typically more susceptible to hogs.

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

Wild hogs are estimated to cause 1.5 billion dollars in damages annually through their destructive eating habits, the spread of disease, and harm to livestock. The pests disrupt natural nutrient cycles in soil and increase bacterial contamination in waterways through rooting, wallowing, and trampling. Common diseases transmitted to humans by feral hogs include swine brucellosis and tularemia.

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

In addition to being fast, strong, and large, wild hogs are very intelligent. They often find ways to get to food despite fences and other non-lethal exclusion techniques. As such, it is very difficult to keep the pests away once they have made residential properties part of their foraging area. To reduce the likelihood of attracting them into yards, avoid planting fruit- or nut-bearing trees and properly dispose of food. Outdoor chicken feed or pet food should also be brought indoors or stored in tightly sealed containers after use.

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

Attempts to control wild hogs with commercially available products are often costly and not very effective. Trapping is often the most affordable and efficient form of control. However, wild hogs can be exceptionally strong and cunning, making any interaction with them dangerous. Because of the risk of injury, removal of feral hogs is best left to the trained wildlife specialists at Trutech.

Questions Customers have about Wild Hogs

QUESTION:

Can you remove/deter pigs from invading our front yard? We’ve had between 6-12 pigs visiting our lawn every night. They are getting into nearly everyone’s front yards in our cul-de-sac and ripping up the grass and flower/bush beds.

-Sugar Land, TX

ANSWER:

While I apologize that you are dealing with these feral hogs. Deterrents are very ineffective for hogs. Population reduction and trapping of the hogs is the best means for a solution to help rid you of this issue.


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