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Old Apr 9th 2012, 06:00 AM   #1
  Apr 2009
  Hummelstown, PA/USA
Hello everyone,*

There is a very important regulation change being proposed by the Pennsylvania game commission.* I have attached the regulation that is being changed.* The changes are highlighted in blue.* These changes will directly affect boar hunting in the Pennsylvania*wilds as well as on hunting ranches.*We would appreciate your support for boar hunting in Pennsylvania and on any hunting ranches.* Please take the time to review these important changes that are going to take place.*To show your support for boar hunting, we are asking you to write a personal letter to the Pennsylvania Game Commission by*April 13.* Please include these major points in your letter:*Hogs on hunting ranches are inoculated and castrated, in accordance with Department of Agriculture rules and regulations.Transportation of hogs is regulated too under the Department of AgricultureThere is no evidence of hunting ranches leading to the increase of*feral hogsJobs and local economies depend on hunting, including boars.*Each letter writer should include non-proprietary indicators of how this would hurt business.*In conclusion, please show your support by writing a letter to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about these changes.* If you know of anyone else that you think would like to write a letter, please feel free to pass this information along.*

The address to send your personal letters to is:

*Jason A. RaupAssistant Counsel, Bureau of Wildlife Protection

2001 Elmerton Avenue

Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797*Please save a copy for recordsIts important that PGA gets as many letters as possible because needs to be stopped!!!!!! * This only the first step of elimating preserves.*
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Old Apr 9th 2012, 08:04 AM   #2
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  Apr 2009
  Northeast Wisconsin

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They are pushing the same type of thing through in Michigan. Just a way to pick away at our business and not about facts. Just like CWD.
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Old Apr 13th 2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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  Apr 2009
  Rivesville, WV

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My question for all this, is the distinction between a domestic pig and a ferrel pig the fact that one is fenced in a pen in a barn yard and the other is unfenced or fenced in a preserve? I would then play the DNA card to the game commission. Scientifically speaking there in no difference between the pigs. SO, I would dare the game commission to prove that it is not a domestic pig. If it looks like a pig, smells like a must be a pig. NOT A FERREL !!

We have the same issue here in WV with the arguement of slaughtering our whitetails for venison sales. They will not allow a whitetail to be sold on the market. BUT, I can sell other cervid species for slaughter. SO, I am not AIing my does with mule deer semen to create half breeds. These offspring can now be sold for venison.

These agencies can't argue with science and DNA markers.
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