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#6231214 - 03/21/16 10:03 AM 2 sows down
tworod Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/08
Posts: 432
Loc: Little Elm, TX
walked up on a group sleeping, first one did not even wake up, I did not see the babies before I shot, kind of felt bad, not sure if they will make it since they were pretty young.


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#6231241 - 03/21/16 10:19 AM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
BOLT GUY Offline
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Registered: 02/17/11
Posts: 1228
Loc: North of Wylie
Excellent work! Those are two that needed to go.

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#6231250 - 03/21/16 10:23 AM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
flintknapper Offline
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Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 1132
Loc: Deep East Texas
Piglets will be fine, any other lactating Sows will act as surrogate, happens quite often.
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#6231352 - 03/21/16 11:27 AM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
Double Naught Spy Offline
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Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5519
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
I see it as a win-win.

If the babies live, you have more to hunt. If the babies die, your eradication efforts are multiplied. As flintknapper noted, they will likely be just fine.
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#6231395 - 03/21/16 11:59 AM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
der Teufel Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/11
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Loc: Central Texas
Nice going. I agree that the piglets will likely be okay, but at any rate you can't just let hogs walk. Keep shooting!
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#6231466 - 03/21/16 01:08 PM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
bigjoe8565 Online   content
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Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 5317
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Congrats! Don't feel bad because baby pigs become big pigs very quickly. Maybe I'm cold hearted, but I shoot the sow and then the piglets if they stick around.

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#6231487 - 03/21/16 01:26 PM Re: 2 sows down [Re: tworod]
tworod Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/08
Posts: 432
Loc: Little Elm, TX
I could of easily killed some of the piglets, they did stick by the black one, there were 5 of them. I know a lot of people's feelings towards the hogs and have seen the damage they do, i just like to have them to hunt since where I am there really isnt anything else on the property. Trust me I felt bad but once I got done cleaning these i was over it. on to the next. Thanks

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