Pigs are prolific breeders. They breed year-long in tropical regions. Females may reach sexual maturity as young as six months of age, and may produce two or more litters of 4-12 piglets every year.
Feral hog numbers are on the rise in the United States. Likewise the problems they cause are also growing. With attention on this invasive species, many myths are circulating about feral hog history, distribution, biology, and damage. The following bullets will help get the facts straight.
History and Distribution