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#5549583 - 01/18/15 09:51 AM Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog
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"BoarZilla" Thought folks on here might enjoy seeing this story about a couple of good ole boys who live captured this 790-pound boar hog with nothing but two dogs and some muscle.
Hunters bag, tie 790-pound boar hog



Edited by TxFotoCowboy (01/18/15 09:52 AM)

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#5549612 - 01/18/15 10:18 AM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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That is one massive boar! Sounds like a good payday for them too.
Thanks for posting!
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#5549637 - 01/18/15 10:38 AM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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That is a good-sized, released, pen fed hog!

That hog has been raised by the Smitherman's (see comments posts on FB page)
https://www.facebook.com/blaine.garcia/posts/962657227080037
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#5549698 - 01/18/15 11:35 AM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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I don't see why it would matter if it was pen fed at any point, that thing is huge... Bet it didn't roll over and let em rub it's belly. I wouldn't have jumped on it.
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#5549796 - 01/18/15 12:52 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Even my kids show pigs wouldn't roll rover and let em rub its belly if dogs were after them. Yeah it matters.
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#5550001 - 01/18/15 02:44 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Notice the lack of cutters?
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#5550190 - 01/18/15 04:18 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Yes, it matters in many ways.

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#5550253 - 01/18/15 04:52 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Looks like someones old duroc breeder boar.

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#5550548 - 01/18/15 06:55 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Looks like it has cutters to me. They are just worn off. They still curl the lips up.
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#5550770 - 01/18/15 08:33 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: cp50948]
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Originally Posted By: cp50948
Looks like someones old duroc breeder boar.


Same thought here.
We used to let the breeder boars get to about 650 lbs and then sell them around five to seven years of age. Right before selling time, we would get a pair of wire pinchers and cut off about four inches of tusk leaving about an inch on the jaw.

The boars would get fed 3 1/2 pounds of ground feed a day, and they would still get this big.

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#5550897 - 01/18/15 09:25 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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#5550963 - 01/18/15 09:52 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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That's a big pig!!!
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#5551105 - 01/18/15 11:56 PM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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Not feral by any means. Agree, big hog but released.
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#5551377 - 01/19/15 08:54 AM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: Lonnie Paul Walker Jr.]
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Originally Posted By: Lonnie Paul Walker Jr.
Not feral by any means. Agree, big hog but released.


Released or escaped ?
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#5553477 - 01/20/15 08:30 AM Re: Two Texas hunters & two dogs live capture a 790-pound boar hog [Re: TxFotoCowboy]
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That's how you win the Local Hog Contest around here... rofl
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