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The Alabama Hog War
To varying degrees, wild hogs create problems for Alabama landowners.

The population continues to expand with hogs now found in all 67 counties in the state. The ever-increasing numbers create issues simply based on the animal’s destructive nature. In short, the invasives, remnants of domesticated animals turned feral, prove to be a pestilence by destroying crops and even rooting up lush grass on lawns in isolated situations.

“If you have hogs, you have a problem that won’t go away without some help,” said Barry Estes, of Alabama Hog Control.

Since founding Alabama Hog Control in 2013 along with his brother, Barry has helped his clients, mainly farmers and hunting clubs, minimize the damage of the expanding pig population by reducing numbers on properties across the south-central portion of Alabama. He now has clients...

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