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Initiative 69

Humane control of feral pigs (B.NBP.0502)

Apart from being potential carriers of exotic diseases, feral pigs pollute water sources, damage pastures, kill newborn lambs and damage livestock farmers’ fences.

Research undertaken by Invasive Animals Australia

What are we doing?

The newly developed HOG-GONE sodium nitrite feral pig bait is a more humane control agent for feral pigs. The bait is being developed and evaluated to support registration by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.

Timing:

July 2016

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