.22 hornet ammo for sale. If you want to deliver a real sting on those pesky creatures on your property, .22 Hornet ammunition is a great choice. This compact centerfire cartridge fires a light bullet (approximately 35-50 grains) at a high velocity of about 3,000 feet per second. At the medium range with appropriate hollow-point rounds results in extreme fragmentation and terminal performance.
Characteristics of .22 Hornet ammunition include good accuracy, a relatively low muzzle report, and light recoil. In addition to creatures, this cartridge is effective against turkeys, wild pigs, and other small to the midsize game.
The .22 Hornet was introduced in 1930 by Winchester; today, ammo is available from various manufacturers. Many .22 Hornet loads feature advanced designs with polymer-tipped projectiles.