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Pro Tip 4: Reconnaissance and Intel Gathering

October 21st, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Jager Pro's Pro Tip 4 Reconnaissance Intel Gathering

Our Integrated Wild Pig Control™ annual program defines success as 100% removal of the entire sounder to eliminate escapes and future education. We must first perform reconnaissance and intel gathering to document the exact population as a baseline number to effectively measure our performance standard. Video Footage Vs Individual Pictures Each sounder has unique population dynamics, behaviors and education levels. Employing 10 to 15 high definition video cameras every 250 acres is the most efficient… Read More »

Pro Tip 3: Integrated Wild Pig Control™ (IWPC) Annual Program

October 7th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tips 3 Integrated Wild Pig Control

Integrated Wild Pig Control™ is a strategic approach using a series of innovative control methods and technologies, implemented in a specific sequence, based on seasonal food sources. Emphasis is placed on efficient removal of the entire sounder at one time to eliminate escapes and education. Optimum Trapping Opportunities Winter months provide the optimum trapping opportunity. The fall mast crops of acorns and hickory nuts have been eaten and no other agricultural row crops are planted.… Read More »

Pro Tip 2: Importance of a 100% Capture Rate

September 23rd, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip Videos 2

Demanding Efficient Control Methods We have already established feral pigs are NOT considered a game animal, but rather an invasive species and an agricultural pest. They fall into the same category as a rat, cockroach or termite and must be controlled with the same zero sum mindset. For example, if you had termites in your house, do you want the pest control agency to remove half the termites? How about two-thirds? I’m quite certain you… Read More »

Pro Tip 1: Overview of the Feral Pig Problem

September 9th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
JAGER PRO PRO TIPS Feral Pig Problem

Negative Economic Impact of Wild Pigs Feral pigs are currently located in 40 of our 50 states with an estimated population of 5.5 million animals. This creates an annual negative economic impact of 1.5 billion dollars in the United States. Legal game populations such as deer, turkey, quail and ducks are effectively managed in most states by hunters during a specific, annual hunting season with a daily or annual bag limit. But feral pigs are not game animals.… Read More »

HUNTING HOGS OVER FRESH PLANTED PEANUTS

June 19th, 2014 | Chris Monhof
Hog Hunting With Thermal Optics at Night

With the spring weather heating up, so do the engines on the tractors and the barrels on the JAGER PRO Remington R-25′s. Farmers in Southwest Georgia are planting this year’s peanut crop. With the price at about $550 per acre to plant peanuts, there is a lot of frustration when hog find their May food source. Hogs will put their nose in the ground, as if they have a GPS precision device in their head, to… Read More »

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