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Feral cat – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral cat control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral goat – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral goat control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

DOG001: Trapping of wild dogs using padded-jaw traps

Trapping of wild dogs is often used where poison baiting is less effective, for example, in or around lambing paddocks where there is abundant food. Trapping is useful for targeting […]

DOG002: Trapping of wild dogs using cage traps

Trapping of wild dogs is used where poison baiting is less effective, for example, in or around lambing paddocks where there is abundant food. Trapping is useful for targeting individual […]

DOG004: Ground baiting of wild dogs with 1080

Wild dogs, which include feral domestic dogs, dingoes and their hybrids, prey on livestock causing significant impact on agricultural production. Methods of control include poisoning with sodium fluoroacetate (commonly known […]

DOG003: Ground Shooting of Wild Dogs

Shooting of wild dogs is undertaken by government vertebrate pest control officers, landholders and professional or experienced amateur shooters. Shooting is usually an opportunistic method of control although it can […]

Wild dog – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of wild dog control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an  […]

DOG005: Aerial baiting of wild dogs with 1080

Wild dogs, which include feral domestic dogs, dingoes and their hybrids, prey on livestock causing significant impact on agricultural production. Methods of control include poisoning with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080), trapping, […]

Feral horse – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral horse control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Feral donkey – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral donkey control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]