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  • Feral hog control contract gets $15,000 boost

    June 4, 2015 12:11 PM

    GRETNA - Feral hogs feasting on Jefferson Parish's west bank levees may have met their match. Jefferson Parish sheriff's sharpshooters who were enlisted last fall to help the levee district manage the pig population will be kept on the job a while longer. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West's... more »
  • Feral hog problems growing in Felicianas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 30, 2012 5:29 PM

    SAINT FRANCISVILLE- Ranchers in the Feliciana parishes say the state's efforts to control the feral hog population need to be expanded. Current law allows you to hunt hogs at night with proper law enforcement notification. The night hunting is only allowed in months outside the traditional deer season months.... more »
  • Wild hog bill approved by House committee

    April 27, 2011 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Louisiana House committee approved a bill designed to help control the wild hog population in the state. State agriculture officials say swine cause millions of dollars in damage to crops. The bill by State Representative Major Thibaut, D- New Roads, allows hunting at night for... more »
  • Hog Island closed after shrimpers pig out

    October 5, 2010 12:09 PM

    People at the Hog Island Gully Recreation Area have been such pigs that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shut it down only three weeks after it reopened. Spokeswoman Diane Borden-Billiot says people casting nets for shrimp left dead, stinking fish all over the docks, creating health and safety hazards.... more »

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