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June 23, 2020Jefferson City, Mo. |  By: Andrew Wegley

MDC proposing Wildlife Code changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation has proposed changes to the Wildlife Code of Missouri in regards to coyote hunting and feral hog control.

MDC Deputy Director Aaron Jeffries told KXCV/KRNW that the first change would allow the use of infrared thermal technology for hog control without the consent of an agent.

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Jeffries adds that the proposed changes will be considered for final approval in September. He encourages public comment on the changes from July 2 to July 31 online at