"Feral hogs are the most prolific large, wild mammal in North America.
With adequate nutrition, a feral hog population can double in 4 months.
Breeding occurs throughout the year when conditions are favorable, and sea-
sonally when food supply and nutrient quality vary. Females begin breeding
at about 8 to 10 months old, or as young as 6 months if food is abundant.
Under favorable conditions, sows can produce two litters every 12 to 15
months, with an average of four to eight piglets per litter and a sex ratio of
1:1. Younger sows tend to have smaller litters, while an older sow may have
as many as 10 to 13 piglets. Piglets are weaned in 2 to 3 months. Drought
and food shortages can delay breeding and reduce the number of piglets
born, but feral hog populations recover quickly when conditions improve."
Oregon says shoot on sight, and Calif. sells tags, go figure!
thats why i love oregon:cool:
Originally Posted by elkslayer4x5
True dat! :D
Originally Posted by gravedigger
I wouldn't be so eager to get a bear on camera. This is what my Wildgame camera saw just before it died!Attachment 5609Attachment 5610
Originally Posted by Double S
I got a shot at this guy later in the season. It was pretty wild. I had two solid 4 x4's come in right under me and started milling around about 15' behind my stand. He came out and I blew a 45 yd broadside shot! I watched him almost daily for the rest of the season, but after the miss he started coming out 20 mins after legal light. The second picture is a buck I chased the year before. The closest I got to him was one evening he walked past my stand at 15 yds after legal light. One of these days it'll happen!Attachment 5611Attachment 5612
Here is a pic from last week,don't know where they were hiding last fall,deer coming in everyday now::rolleyes:
Here's some random pics.
I moved my trailcam/tripod closer for some closeup pics the other night. When i looked out my back window I saw some white patches on the ground to the right of the trail camera. I figured a bird was taken down again by one of the many wild cats running around here. I get a few of them on my trailcam hiding in the bushes in front of the trail camera. I was surprised to see that it wasn't feathers from a bird kill but patches of hair from the rump of a Muley. I had over 300 pics and ran in really quick to review to see if I caught a cougar trying to take down a deer on my cam. We've been having issues with three cougars for the last month but nobody has gotten a pic of them. I'm gonna place my camera back to it's old location to see if it happens again. If I kept it in the old spot i would have gotten a pic of either a cougar or yote. I had about 20 deer come down around the trail camera then at 4:00 am it all stopped. I've never seen patches of deer hair around my cams before. No blood and the only tracks I could see were Deer. Could a deer do this to another deer by biting? Thoughts?
Hey double s i thought maybe you had a near miss! I had a dominent doe come into my stand this year eating on the pile and there was one deer she would not let in she would chase it and bite it for whatever reason when i got down there was hair all over very strange but pretty neat to see them in action. The other deer must not have belonged there or something was wrong with it.
I'm not sure. We're all on Cougar alert right now. Have been for the last two months for two adult and one young Cougar family. Been haning out near the river. We live near a National park and the Cougars have been circling the area for deer. We had one laying down and resting in a neighbors front yard. I was hoping to get a pic of one of them on my cam. A neghbor said it might be from kicking or from a lot of biting from another deer. I'm gonna move the cam back tonight and see if it happens again,.
Originally Posted by Lung Buster
I had over 850 pics from last night. My first year using Trophy Rock. I am really liking it. I usually buy the blocks mixed with nutrients and oats and grains but with the rainy weather during the spring time here can destroy those type of blocks in two days.
Here's a few pics from late yesterday and night.