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Thread: Pigs In the Naki

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    A simple fix I'd say, sort out the pig hunters and get some new pricks in. Pigs breed bloody quickly when conditions are favourable and unless Johnny's on the spot they can become a problem very quickly.
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    People love to point the finger at hunters a lot don't they If there's that many hogs getting around get more hunters on or put a chopper up or set some pig traps and if that fails...go to the media and have a cry that will work
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boaraxa View Post
    People love to point the finger at hunters a lot don't they If there's that many hogs getting around get more hunters on or put a chopper up or set some pig traps and if that fails...go to the media and have a cry that will work
    Or do the job yourself. That's what we had to do. We still let guys on hunting, took a few years to get onto a reliable couple of guys though. The first rule of pig-hunting at our place was/is, if you don't catch a pig, don't come back. Hunters are renowned for "farming" their resource (and understandably), but releasing pigs is pretty common and is bullsh*t in my opinion.
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    I read that article, in the paper today, low grade poor reporting, At no point, was it said weather he allows pig hunters on, or does any serious control himself, the solation is the same, as those he blames,
    pigs in Wanganui, and Taranaki killing lambs and rooting pasture, is nothing new, my grandfather and his two brothers, walked of the land they were given, broke, fenced, stocked and sowed, after the war because of them, hopefully a couple, good dog teams can be found.

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    I know a guy who looks like me that used to do it and it works really well. I can fully understand how it can go wrong and how quickly numbers can explode... But done right in the right place where numbers are sustainable in the bush and are managed properly I don't really see a problem. Some people will only let boars go with good jaws etc to better the local genetics which doesn't worry me also as it doesn't increase numbers only trophy quality. But the best and legal way to increase numbers is to close an area up and not hunt it. The benefits of this method is it creates a sanctuary for sows to go to in late pregnancy to give birth and gives the litter the best chance to not get miss mothered by dogs disturbing things. If you pick an area with good cover and plenty of tucker they work it out pretty quickly and the results follow. It also seems to be a double standard that letting deer go or letting them breed up is fine but at the end of the day its no different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brad View Post
    I know a guy who looks like me that used to do it and it works really well. I can fully understand how it can go wrong and how quickly numbers can explode... But done right in the right place where numbers are sustainable in the bush and are managed properly I don't really see a problem. Some people will only let boars go with good jaws etc to better the local genetics which doesn't worry me also as it doesn't increase numbers only trophy quality. But the best and legal way to increase numbers is to close an area up and not hunt it. The benefits of this method is it creates a sanctuary for sows to go to in late pregnancy to give birth and gives the litter the best chance to not get miss mothered by dogs disturbing things. If you pick an area with good cover and plenty of tucker they work it out pretty quickly and the results follow. It also seems to be a double standard that letting deer go or letting them breed up is fine but at the end of the day its no different.
    Deer don't create the same amount of pasture damage if you're talking about letting go on the back of farms....


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    Quote Originally Posted by tiroatedson View Post
    Deer don't create the same amount of pasture damage if you're talking about letting go on the back of farms....


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    And I'm yet to hear of a deer eating a lamb

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    Quote Originally Posted by deepsouthaussie View Post
    And I'm yet to hear of a deer eating a lamb

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    sounds like a job for night scope and suppressed rifle

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    JoshC are you currently looking for a hunter mate? I have a team of 4 good dogs ill pull a pig out of your farm if theres any floatin around mate?

 

 

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