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Hog Trapping 101
Disproving Continuous Catch
The continuous catch theory believes feral hogs will continue to enter a one-way trap door until all are captured. JAGER PRO Hog Control Systems tested this theory on 20 trap sites by pre-baiting each for 10+ days while locking the door in an open position. After hogs were conditioned to use the trap as a food source, we set the trigger on the one-way door. This video demonstrates feral hog behavior around continuous catch doors and the low success rate associated with this trapping method.
Trap & Door Selection
This video demonstrates feral hog behavior and their reactions to various sized traps and doors. Trappers should make informed decisions about equipment and methods based on actual results. The only effective trapping program is to capture 100% of the sounder group at one time. If this mission is not accomplished, the remaining hogs become trap shy, breed and easily replenish the population.
Gate Triggering Mistakes
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Gathering intelligence from onsite video is a very important component of efficient trapping. Our video segment will use three vital facts learned from Stealth camera footage which enabled us to achieve 100% success on this location. This segment successfully demonstrates the capture of an entire sounder group employing the JAGER M.I.N.E. Trapping System. The next video in our series will continue to demonstrate feral hog behavior so viewers will better understand how to accomplish 100% captures for more effective hog control.
Trap Panel Selection
Several types of livestock panels are commonly used to build corral trap enclosures. These hog, sheep, goat, cattle and horse panels range in heights between 34 and 60 inches tall, normally 16 feet long and contain mesh openings from two inches tall up to six inches tall. This segment will demonstrate why most commercial livestock panels are vulnerable to feral hog escapes. This video in our series will continue to demonstrate feral hog behavior so viewers will better understand how to accomplish 100% captures for more effective hog control.
Electronic Trip Wire
This segment will demonstrate our electronic trip wire design which produced an 87% capture rate. This method uses 50 pound braided fishing line as a cost effective trigger for the MINE Trapping System. We prefer the moss green color as it very difficult to detect. The electronic trip wire only requires 3 pounds of pressure to trigger the contact closed on the transmitter which then sends a wireless signal to the receiver located inside the control box. This video in our series will continue to demonstrate feral hog behavior so viewers will better understand how to accomplish 100% captures for more effective hog control.
Effective vs. Efficient
Innovation is about "bringing new ideas to life." Business innovation is linked to higher performance through improvements in efficiency and productivity. Organizations that do not innovate effectively will be destroyed by those who do. This segment will answer several questions posed by those resisting the inventive changes our company is making to high volume hog control. We will also explain the difference between effective control methods and efficient control methods.
Wild Piglet Survival without Sow
Some viewers falsely believe nursing juveniles cannot survive without their mother's milk and assume the piglets will certainly die after the sow is killed. This segment will follow two (4-week old) pigs for an entire month as they avoid predators and thrive after their mother was removed from the equation. We demonstrate why trap panel selection is such an important decision when implementing a successful Integrated Wild Pig Control (IWPC) program.
Conditioning hogs to trust the corral enclosure is essential to efficient trapping. This video segment documents three important steps of our Capture Success Matrix which enables us to achieve 100% success at this location. The next video in our series will continue to demonstrate feral hog behavior so viewers will better understand how to accomplish 100% captures for more effective hog control.
Our mission on the Georgia Environmental Protection Division contract was to quickly gather intelligence and efficiently remove 100 percent of each individual sounder in the shortest time possible on 4816 acres. The first challenge was communicating a single Integrated Wild Pig Control™ plan to 14 different landowners which had been using ineffective 5’ x 10’ portable box traps to educate pigs on their property. The capture should have been accomplished within 96 hours of building the enclosure but actually took 14 days after experiencing shooting interference from one of the landowners. Fortunately, our JAGER PRO trapping equipment and cellular technology allowed us to still accomplish the mission without wasting any additional fuel or labor in spite of the critical shooting mistake. This segment will demonstrate the strategic sounder removal using a M.I.N.E.™ Trapping System while expending less than four hours of labor.
This segment will properly demonstrate the capture of 33 feral hogs using the JAGER PRO M.I.N.E. Trapping System. We discuss each step of our Capture Success Matrix in detail to reinforce 100% capture results. The next video in our series will continue to demonstrate feral hog behavior so viewers will better understand how to accomplish 100% captures for more effective hog control.