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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2017, 01:38:46 PM »
:yeah: Although, once the ungulates are gone, we might need another species to hunt.

We don't need pigs.
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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #26 on: December 27, 2017, 01:40:22 PM »
Tongue-in-cheek, my friend. We don't need wolves, either, and they'll probably end up costing us as much as pigs do in other states. That doesn't seem to matter.
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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #27 on: December 27, 2017, 02:02:29 PM »
Based on WDFWs track record the best thing they could do is declare wild pigs a salmon or a game animal and start managing them as such.  The pigs would disappear in no time!

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #28 on: December 27, 2017, 07:39:48 PM »
Earlier this year, I was told by some folks who are "in the know", who also may or may not have been there when it happened, that there were 2 pigs killed by WSP troopers on I-90 in North Bend. Those same folks said that WDFW biologist was called to the scene. They went on to say that the people who were there in the know said that they thought they looked a lot like wild pigs. Said there were trails in the woods that the pigs had made. I can't confirm or deny any of this, but the people I heard it from that may have seen it actually all go down would know what they were talking about.
 
https://patch.com/washington/sammamish/pigs-along-i-90-may-cause-morning-delays

First of all, the photo in that article of the pigs in the median was clearly doctored with. 
Secondly, anyone who ever spent time in North Bend knows the "trails" are all made by the huge homeless population around the town. 

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #29 on: December 27, 2017, 08:03:56 PM »
I'm just hoping if there are pigs on the loose, then they are either Berkshires or Mangalistas.

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #30 on: December 27, 2017, 09:24:54 PM »
Based on WDFWs track record the best thing they could do is declare wild pigs a salmon or a game animal and start managing them as such.  The pigs would disappear in no time!

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #31 on: January 09, 2018, 11:55:38 AM »
Maybe the pigs will wipe out the wolf population lol .
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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2018, 12:10:16 PM »
I'm just hoping if there are pigs on the loose, then they are either Berkshires or Mangalistas.

Wouldn't that be fabulous! I know a guy in So. OR who raises them. Nothing like it.
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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2018, 12:21:59 PM »
 
Based on WDFWs track record the best thing they could do is declare wild pigs a salmon or a game animal and start managing them as such.  The pigs would disappear in no time!
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So sad but true!

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2018, 12:26:48 PM »
Lots of berks and other quality meat breeds around.  Remember, more difference pig to pig than breed to breed.  Just because it is a berk does not mean instant perfection.  And once they get loose they become something else in a few short generations.  Invasive destructive critters.

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Re: Wild Pigs in Gifford Pinchot NF
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2018, 12:30:01 PM »
Lots of berks and other quality meat breeds around.  Remember, more difference pig to pig than breed to breed.  Just because it is a berk does not mean instant perfection.  And once they get loose they become something else in a few short generations.  Invasive destructive critters.

They become something else in a few short months. Domestic stocks' noses elongate and tusks start to grow. It's amazing what happens to them when released into the wild.
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