University of FloridaSolutions for Your Life

WEC277: Wild Hogs in Florida: Ecology and Management

Figure 11. Feral hogs typically breed at one year of age. Piglets stay in the nest for a few weeks, and then begin moving with the sow. When conditions are good, hog production often exceeds mortality leading to overabundant populations.

Credit: W. M. Giuliano, UF/IFAS