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Posts Tagged: Livestock

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (0), domestic livestock (0), economic damage (0), feral (0), pathogens (0), pest notes (0), pests (0), UC IPM (0), wild pigs (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mountain Lion Attack in Orange County on Livestock

A properly constructed livestock enclosure can thwart mountain lion attacks. (Stock photo: Pixabay)

A mountain lion entered an Orange County corral last week where nine pygmy goats belonging to...

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:23 AM
Tags: 4-H (1), human-wildlife interactions (1), livestock (2), mountain lion (1), orange county (2), quinn (13), smith (1), ucipm (72), vickers (1), warnert (9)

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle trough. [Grant Canova-Parker]

Domestic pigs are a familiar farm animal, but have you heard about wild pigs? These animals are...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Tags: boar (1), disease (41), economic damage (2), feral (3), invasive (40), invasive species week (8), Livestock (2), pathogens (6), UC IPM (250), wild pigs (3), Wildlife (10)
 
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