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Another decent hog

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Another decent hog out of the lawn chair. After 4 months hog free this guy showed up on camera. 1 shot from a 7.62x39 to his forehead made me realize my little CZ 527 is my new all around rifle.
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Great shot. I've got a new 35 Whelen just itching to get me one of those hogs. They are good eating, but a nuisance to deer population in Toledo Bend.....the kids look proud of their daddy as well they should.
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Well done Marshal. Kill them. Kill them all!
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Nice hunt! If you kill a whole bunch I would love to buy some! Making my own dog food which has proven to be expensive!
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DOG FOOD!!! Brother that is some of the best PEOPLE FOOD you can find! We are blessed with some of the best wild pork in the country. I have spoken with hog hunters from all over the U.S. Most of them claim that you can smell their hogs from a loooong way off. I told a group from Texas that I've killed many dozens of wild hogs and never had one stink. They pretty much called me a liar.

There is this Cajun guy (Mr. Peete's) who wins the crackling cook-off just about every year. He told me that he only uses the skins from wild Louisiana hogs. These Texans told me that their hog skins smell the rotten ass. They said you'd have to be crazy to make cracklins with the nasty Texas hog's skins.

I think it is all about what they eat. Down here, we find many of our hogs in patches of 3-corner grass. The roots of this plant make sort of a yam-looking bulb on the roots. I slice them with my pocket knife and eat them myself. They are delicious! Can you imagine raising hogs fed on sweet potatoes!!!

Anyway, I butcher every hog we kill. We make green onion, garlic and Cajun sausage. We make fabulous hog-head cheese. Of course, we make chops and roasts and regular ground pork for burgers as well.

My dogs might get what is left-over from a meal. But they are NEVER gonna get the whole hog just for dog food.

You should try contacting some local trappers for their nutria and muskrat carcasses. Honestly, I love young nutria and muskrat as well. But, I can see buying some of them cheaply for dog food. Especially the mature ones.
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Dude I am totally with you on that! I never had one stink (though my experience is limited) and it seems like a cross between pork as I know it, and beef. Perfect!
Anyhow, I’m doing this bc my dog gave us a recent scare of cancer, removed her spleen and luckily it wasn’t. Meanwhile all these dogs around me are dropping dead from cancer, leading hypothesis is all the preservatives in dog food, so its all organic home cooked for now….and I’m the one eating a T.V. dinner…
Would love to try nutria, if anybody out there has extra, please let know.
Going to try wild crackling… thanks for the tips!
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That's a shame about your dog. And, you know, you're right, there seems to be a lot of dogs with tumors. It wouldn't surprise me one bit to discover that the stuff they put in dog food is the culprit. Look, the food produced for US humans is loaded with chemicals sprayed on it and, antibiotics and steroids injected into it.

My granddaughter's boyfriend hunts nutria for the bounty during winter. If you are serious, email me and I'll hook you up with him for when he starts shooting them again.

ragremill@netzero.net

Btw brother, I was being a little facetious about you feeding your dog wild pork. You certainly have a right to feed your dog whatever you like. There have been
a few dogs raised by my 4 boys and myself that were like part of the family. It was very painful to lose them when that time came.
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I knew you were my man, and what a shame that we put all these preservatives and MSG in our food and make it illegal to harvest and sell fresh milk from the cow...Also looking for that too.
I will be emailing you shortly! Thank you!
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