• Wild pigs in North America: history, distribution, ecology, and challenges 

        Author(s):Mayer, Jack
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        Wild pigs belonging to the species Sus scrofa are not native to the Western Hemisphere. In spite of having had a fairly stable presence in North America during most of the 20th Century, wild pigs on this continent have ...
      • Toxicants and contraceptives for feral swine in the US 

        Author(s):Foster, Justin; VerCauteren, Kurt; Eckerly, Doug; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        With partners, we and others are working to develop and register toxicants and contraceptives for feral swine in the US. Our toxicant efforts are focused on using sodium nitrite (SN) as the active ingredient. We are assessing ...
      • Control methods for wild pigs in the U.S.: best management practices 

        Author(s):Bodenchuk, Michael J.; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        Wild pigs (Sus scrofa) are widespread throughout the continental United States and significant efforts have been initiated to contain population spread. Removal of wild pigs in the United States is currently limited to ...
      • North American feral swine diseases: are we winning, yet? 

        Author(s):Jack, Skip; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        Swine have been around for many millennia, present in North America about one-half of one. They continue to expand their home ranges and unfortunately, they share several infectious diseases with our domestic animals and ...
      • National strategy to address feral swine issues in the United States, A 

        Author(s):Nolte, Dale; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        United States depart of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is serving as the lead federal agency in a cooperative effort with other federal, state, tribal, and local entities that share a common ...
      • Illinois landowner perceptions of feral hogs and their management 

        Author(s):Harper, Erin E.; Miller, Craig A.; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        Wild pigs were first found in western Illinois in the 1990s. Since this time pig presence has been confirmed in 23 of Illinois' 102 counties and persistent populations exist in four counties. Problems associated with these ...
      • Traditional and emerging methodology to educate the public about wild pigs 

        Author(s):Higginbotham, Billy; Cathey, Jim; Tyson, Mark; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        The wild pig population in Texas is estimated at 2.6 million animals and damage to agronomic enterprises is conservatively estimated at $52 million annually. In response to this damage, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ...
      • Wild pig damage & conflicts 

        Author(s):Strickland, Bronson; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        In North America, wild pigs have been a source of conflict since their introduction in the 1500's. The destructive foraging behavior, combined with a diverse omnivorous diet and prodigious reproductive capacity make the ...
      • Examining the monetary risks and rewards for the anthropogenic spread of wild hogs 

        Author(s):Caudell, Joe N.; Welch, Katelyn; Dowell, Emily; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        Wild hogs (Sus scrofa) are an invasive, exotic species that have spread through much of the US through anthropogenic means. Many states have laws and regulations with the intent of reducing the illegal importation, ...
      • Tennessee wild hog management 

        Author(s):Yoest, Chuck; Higginbotham, Billy
        Date Issued:2014-09
        Format:born digital; motion pictures (visual works); digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
        In 2010 the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) acknowledged the failure of harvest-based management to control wild hog (Sus scrofa) populations and the need to shift focus to a more aggressive statewide wild hog ...