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#6056737 - 11/29/15 05:34 PM What is WRONG with this pig?
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This pig shows up on camera fairly regularly, but the old man deleted all of its photos but this one. It is truly frightening, we call it Skeletor. The rest of the herd looks healthy enough. I am just wondering if this is some sort of communicable illness? Best believe I am leaving that thing where it falls if I ever run across it in person

Also, camera date is waaay off. This was a month or so ago. It has been seen since.



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#6056783 - 11/29/15 05:54 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Maybe just really old and sick? IDK
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#6056794 - 11/29/15 06:00 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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hope it aint contagious
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#6056815 - 11/29/15 06:05 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Most likely parasites, probably wormy!
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#6056850 - 11/29/15 06:21 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Most likely parasites, probably wormy!


This is most likely correct. Worms kill more feral hogs than anything else. Really their only natural enemy.
A domestic hog that is kept wormed will live 8 to 12 years a feral hog is old if he reaches 5.

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#6056871 - 11/29/15 06:27 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Maybe just really old and sick? IDK


I agree. Take him out of the herd.
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#6057094 - 11/29/15 07:56 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Didn't realize worms would impact them to that extent! Makes sense though, I know heavy loads can kill very young and very old dogs. Maybe an older hog that just can't cope with it... Hopefully it's that and not some swine form of CWD wink Never have seen such a skinny hog!

I plan on putting it out of its misery ASAP. Mercy kill.
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#6057176 - 11/29/15 08:27 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Swine Flu

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#6057189 - 11/29/15 08:30 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Food stamps ran out.

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#6057212 - 11/29/15 08:39 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: yeti2009]
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Food stamps ran out.


Better call Obama!! roflmao
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#6057214 - 11/29/15 08:39 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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#6057223 - 11/29/15 08:43 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: huntwest]
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Originally Posted By: huntwest
Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Most likely parasites, probably wormy!


This is most likely correct. Worms kill more feral hogs than anything else. Really their only natural enemy.
A domestic hog that is kept wormed will live 8 to 12 years a feral hog is old if he reaches 5.


How can I aerosolize these worms and distribute them over several square miles?
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#6057232 - 11/29/15 08:47 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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thats what OBAMACARE will do to you hammer

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#6057362 - 11/29/15 09:48 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: GimmeABuck]
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Maybe it is contagious and wipes all of them out.
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#6057372 - 11/29/15 09:55 PM Re: What is WRONG with this pig? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: huntwest
Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Most likely parasites, probably wormy!


This is most likely correct. Worms kill more feral hogs than anything else. Really their only natural enemy.
A domestic hog that is kept wormed will live 8 to 12 years a feral hog is old if he reaches 5.


How can I aerosolize these worms and distribute them over several square miles?


Generally speaking a large diameter projectile traveling at a rate of several thousand feet per second. Rinse and repeat.
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