How many wild pigs are really in Texas?

How many wild pigs are really in Texas?

Author: W. Gardner Selby

Published: 4:27 P.M., February 1st, 2018

Texas happens to be home to most of the nation’s feral pigs, according to a publication focused on farmers and ranchers in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

Southwest Farm Press declared in a January 2018 news story that while 39 states have reported wild pig problems, "Texas is home to more feral pigs than any other state — an estimated 50 percent to 75 percent of all feral swine in the nation."

Really all of that for Texas by its lonesome? We wondered.

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