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Pro Tip 6: Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting

November 25th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip 6 Video Intro Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting

We have already established winter months provide the most favorable trapping opportunities as fall mast crops of acorns and hickory nuts have been eaten and no other agricultural row crops are planted. Winter is the easiest time of year to condition pigs to trust a daily supplemental food source. Automatic Feeder vs Hand Baiting Our bait of choice is usually shelled corn or peanuts. The two most basic delivery methods is a spin-cast feeder with a digital timer… Read More »

Zeroing the Armasight Zeus Thermal Sight

November 6th, 2014 | Chris Monhof
Jager Pro Zeroing the Armasight Zues Thermal Sight Scope

Zeroing the Armasight Zeus Thermal Sight Scope is Simple   The Zeus has five buttons to navigate when operating through the menu mode and zeroing process: Up Button Right Button Down Button Left Button Center Button   When zeroing the Armasight Zeus III you will use the center button to select the main menu. Once you have the main menu up, you will tab down using the down arrow to boresight, use your main menu button to select… Read More »

Pro Tip 5: Trap Site Selection

November 4th, 2014 | Rod Pinkston
Pro Tip 5 Trap Site Selection

Choosing the Right Trap Site We already covered the best way to perform reconnaissance and gather intelligence to identify travel patterns, bedding areas, total number of sounders, total population within each sounder and the number of adults vs. juveniles. Now, we simply transfer this intel to an overhead map to select the optimum bait site and trap location. Primary and Secondary Kill Zones We already established winter months provide the most favorable trapping opportunities. Many… Read More »

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 »