Feral Hog Palatability
Quality (taste, tenderness) is good under 150 lbs. Quality is poor over 275 lbs. Boars over 150 lbs are musky and strong. Gilts and sows are not strong, except for wild game flavor.
Game hunters need to field dress (gut, skin) and put in cooler with ice immediately for 5 days. Drain the water and add ice each day to reduce wild game flavor.