Texas Upper Gulf Coast and Brazos River Bottom Land and Ranch Information | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

The upper Texas Gulf Coast and Brazos River bottom land and ranch market area includes the following 31 counties in Texas:

Austin

Brazoria

Brazos

Burleson

Calhoun

Chambers

Colorado

Dewitt

Fayette

Fort Bend

Galveston

Gonzales

Grimes

Hardin

Harris

Jackson

Jefferson

Lavaca

Leon

Liberty

Madison

Matagorda

Montgomery

Orange

Robertson

San Jacinto

Victoria

Walker

Waller

Washington

Wharton

 

 

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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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