*****As of May 18, 2022, classes and collection events have been suspended for the rest of fiscal year. Class will resume on October 14, 2022. Next tail collection will be October 18, 2022.*****
Bosque County Feral Hog Abatement Program
Steps to Start:
- Step One: Fill out an Application and W9. (Applications will be put online shortly before the next class in October 2022). Turn this into the County Judge’s Office located on the 1st floor of Courthouse in Meridian.
- Step Two: Attend Educational Component. This One-Hour class will be held at the Bosque County Extension Office (104 S Fuller in Meridian), Cost is $10. Only need to attend one time.
- Classes will occur at Noon on October 14, 2022; January 13, 2023; April 14, 2023; July 14, 2023 at the Extension Office.
- Step Three: Hunt, Bosque County Feral Hogs!
- Step Four: Hog Damage and Control Survey.
- Step Five: Turn in Feral Hog Tails at Bosque County Courthouse 3rd Tuesday of month from 4pm to 6pm, until bounty money is gone.
- All pig tails surrendered must be captured in Bosque County.
- Bounty is $10/tail.
- You must be legal to hunt in Texas to participate.
- You must attend the Feral Hog educational program offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to be eligible to collect the bounty.
- The bounty will not be paid to commercial buying stations.
- For the health and safety of our participants and volunteers, we will only accept feral hog tails in a sealed, transparent plastic bag with a maximum of 10 tails to the bag.
- Tails must be frozen.
- Completed and notarized applications may be submitted to Bosque County Judge’s Office, located on the 1st floor of Courthouse.
Application to Participate
Hog Damage and Control Survey– Please complete the following for property owned or managed. Information provided will be used exclusively for data collection and analysis.