Development of cyanide for feral pig and fox control

This report provides an overview of a series of pig- and fox-baiting research projects conducted 2005–2010, investigating the use of cyanide as a bait, particularly for disease sampling. It summarises the outcomes of various pen and field trials, and provides recommendations for future research. The report will provide a useful reference document to support further research in this area.

AuthorMatthew Gentle, Charlie Eason, Duncan MacMorran, Paul Aylett and David Aster
Place publishedCanberra
PublisherInvasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre
Pages66 pp
ISBN/ISSNWeb ISBN 978-1-921777-15-8
Control methodPoison / Toxin
DocumentsDevelopment of cyanide for feral pig and fox control (1.2 kb PDF)