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#5490211 - 12/20/14 11:10 PM Mommy and Piglets
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Shoot mommy or piglets first? Suppose mom is shot first - I assume piglets will stick around?? Shoot a piglet first - I assume mommy sticks around?? If both assumptions are correct then it doesn't matter I suppose. Maybe nobody sticks around when SHTF regardless of who drops??

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#5490216 - 12/20/14 11:13 PM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Shoot the big ones first, they can cause the most property damage.
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#5490219 - 12/20/14 11:14 PM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
Shoot the big ones first, they can cause the most property damage.

Straightforward logic there.

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#5490229 - 12/20/14 11:23 PM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: Mickey Moose]
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yep, shoot the big ones first. I've shot a "mommy pig" and the piglets kept coming back and running around. Shot a couple of them too before they decided to leave for good.


Edited by Rcinit (12/20/14 11:43 PM)

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#5490316 - 12/21/14 02:21 AM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: Mickey Moose]
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If u want them gone, shoot momma. The little ones are more likely to return a few seconds or even 30 minutes later for follow up shots and will probably make easy bacon the following days/weeks. . If u want them around to hunt after deer season shoot the little bacons and let momma keep breeding.
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#5491054 - 12/21/14 03:51 PM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Shoot momma first, she will not stick around.

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#5497197 - 12/24/14 09:33 AM Re: Mommy and Piglets [Re: Mickey Moose]
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drop the sow and the piglets will generally stay. drop a piglet and the rest of them are gone. momma will not even look back.
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