LSU Study Links Wild Hogs' DNA to Waterborne Pathogens in Central Louisiana

by Patrick Bonin, Louisiana Sportman

Feral hogs have long been known as an invasive, disease-carrying scourge on the Louisiana landscape, wreaking havoc on agriculture, hunting leases and even other wildlife caught in their wake.  In the last 10 years they’ve spread rapidly, and recent evidence suggests they are now present in all 64 of the state’s parishes.