Archive: RODENTICIDE

Risk assessment of rodenticide use in New Zealand: An overview

Broad-scale field application of vertebrate pesticides in NZ is internationally conspicuous. However the risks of such activities are not taken lightly. Use patterns reflect a balance between managing the severe […]

Behaviour, coagulopathy and pathology of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) poisoned with brodifacoum

Brodifacoum is a second-generation anticoagulant rodenticide used widely for controlling brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand. We determined its toxic effects on possums to make inferences about the welfare […]