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Agricultural Damage

Feral pigs can damage agricultural crops by eating or trampling them.

They can also damage crops while rooting and wallowing which

  • damages plant roots
  • creates holes and ruts that can damage farm equipment and endanger operators


Wild hogs may occasionally prey on livestock, especially newborn lambs, goats or calves; when this happens, they are usually attracted to birthing grounds by the scent of afterbirth or fetal tissue.