West Texas Land and Ranch Information | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

The west Texas land and ranch market area includes the following 46 counties in Texas:

Archer

Baylor

Childress

Clay

Coke

Collingsworth

Concho

Cottle

Crockett

Dickens

Donley

Edwards

Fisher

Foard

Glasscock

Hall

Hardeman

Haskell

Irion

Jack

Jones

Kent

King

Kinney

Knox

Mitchell

Motley

Nolan

Reagan

Runnels

Schleicher

Scurry

Shackelford

Stephens

Sterling

Stonewall

Sutton

Taylor

Throckmorton

Tom Green

Upton

Val Verde

Wheeler

Wichita

Wilbarger

Young

 

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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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