Landcare Research conducted a review focusing on the role of feral pigs as hosts and vectors of bovine tuberculosis (Tb) in New Zealand.
Objectives: Review the role of feral pigs and pig hunting in the maintenance and spread of bovine tuberculosis (Tb), by: Updating 1990s reviews of pig ecology, Tb-host status and control methods; providing an initial assessment of whether and, if so, how pigs and pig hunters might be managed as part of vector control operations.
|Author||G. Nugent, B. Reddiex, J. Whitford & I. Yockney|
|Secondary title||Landcare Research Contract Report|