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What is possible to ensure that existing control methods are more humane?

A paradigm that seeks to encourage best practice use of vertebrate pest control techniques must also actively promote their continuous improvement. This acknowledges that the community has diverse expectations of […]

Den-CO-fume®.- Humane control of foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in natal dens

Carbon monoxide (CO) is considered to be one of the most humane and, if generated in sufficient quantities, efficacious fumigants for the control of fossorial mammals. Pyrotechnic cartridges which generate […]

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife, with emphasis on leptospirosis and bovine tuberculosis in possums, and effects of fertility control

1. We present methods for estimating disease transmission coefficients in wildlife, using Leptospira interrogans infection (a bacterial disease transmitted predominantly during social contacts) in brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula as a […]