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#6042081 - 11/21/15 01:37 PM How long does a feral hog live for?
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We have two big hogs on our place that we have been seeing for the last 3 years.

Been same size the whole time....how old do they get
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#6042087 - 11/21/15 01:43 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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Normally around 4-5 years. Under ideal conditions they could live several years longer.

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#6042088 - 11/21/15 01:44 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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#6042121 - 11/21/15 02:07 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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Longer than a lot of folks would think. Have some boars and barrs that I can ID that have been on camera for 5yrs...one no tail, no ear ugly spotted one that has been big from 06-present.

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#6042129 - 11/21/15 02:17 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: rifleman]
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Originally Posted By: rifleman
Longer than a lot of folks would think. Have some boars and barrs that I can ID that have been on camera for 5yrs...one no tail, no ear ugly spotted one that has been big from 06-present.


That dude is getting to be ancient. I hate hogs but I don't know if I could shoot that dude.

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#6042466 - 11/21/15 07:06 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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http://feralhogs.tamu.edu/frequently-asked-questions-wild-pigs/

8 is about it in the wild, though that isn't to say that you won't find the rare one living longer. As noted above, 4-5 is probably more of the norm.


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#6043140 - 11/22/15 10:56 AM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
http://feralhogs.tamu.edu/frequently-asked-questions-wild-pigs/

8 is about it in the wide, though that isn't to say that you won't find the rare one living longer. As noted above, 4-5 is probably more of the norm.


Yup....I'd say anything over 6-7 is very, very lucky......
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#6044971 - 11/23/15 09:55 AM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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#6046607 - 11/23/15 10:25 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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I killed a old nasty boar that the land owner estimated to be 7. Hair was all but gone, teeth worn down.
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#6047189 - 11/24/15 10:03 AM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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I know for sure i have one on camera for the last 4 years. Just saw him the other day for the first time. Did not have a rifle with me.
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#6047192 - 11/24/15 10:04 AM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: txtrophy85]
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I know for sure i have one on camera for the last 4 years. Just saw him the other day for the first time. Did not have a rifle with me.
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#6047748 - 11/24/15 02:44 PM Re: How long does a feral hog live for? [Re: tdecker22]
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Originally Posted By: tdecker22
I know for sure i have one on camera for the last 4 years. Just saw him the other day for the first time. Did not have a rifle with me.


Wth! Ol' Hump has you pegged son!
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