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DNR officials want control over feral pigs

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DNR officials want more control over feral pigs being kept on private property.

The state has been trying to control a growing population of the animals which have started showing up in several counties.

The animals are a concern because they multiply quickly, damage crops, and can spread diseases to other livestock.

Efforts so far have included declaring them harmful wild animals, which allows hunters and land owners to shoot them at any time.

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