Louisiana deer hunters unwittingly hurting population by helping hogs August 15, 2013

Louisiana Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... "Wild hogs are a problem in every way ... They're disease-transmitters, competitors for resources, predators on fawns -- the list goes on and on... " The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' head deer biologist, Scott Durham ... almost invariably, the places in Louisiana with the fewest hog problems are where landowners have not allowed supplemental feeding on their property... feeding corn and other supplements is part of the hunting tradition in Louisiana, and is likely here to stay...


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