Texas Panhandle and South Plains Land and Ranch Information | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

The Texas Panhandle and south plains land and ranch market area includes the following 40 counties in Texas:

Andrews

Armstrong

Bailey

Bordon

Briscoe

Carson

Cochran

Crosby

Dallam

Dawson

Deaf Smith

Ector

Floyd

Gaines

Garza

Gray

Hale

Hansford

Hartley

Hemphill

Hockley

Howard

Hutchinson

Lamb

Lipscomb

Loving

Lubbock

Lynn

Martin

Moore

Ochiltree

Oldham

Parmer

Potter

Randall

Roberts

Sherman

Swisher

Terry

Yoakum

 

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A blight on the land of most ranch-owners in Texas is feral hog overpopulation. This post is an overview of wild pigs and their effects on the land you own or are looking to own.

  

Not only do they tear up the land, but feral hogs can spread E Coli and other diseases to humans and other animals, kill native species, and contaminate water sources. This invasive species can thrive in 79% of Texas and their population continues to increase exponentially. A study from 2004 estimated that Texas had around $52 million in damages annually resulting from feral hogs. Now, that estimation reaches as high as $1.5 billion nationwide. Needless to say, their presence within Texas is detrimental to ranching and landowning.

To get an idea of the scope of

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