Feral hogs can be hunted starting Sunday

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Starting Sunday, you can hunt feral hogs without a license on private property.

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The law was passed during this past legislative session, with a goal of controlling hogs numbers.

Texas Parks and Wildlife says you would be breaking the law by hunting without a license without the property owner’s permission.

A hunting license is still require on public land.

Federal officials say feral hogs cost an estimated $1 1/2 billion in damage and control costs each year.

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