Wild Dog & Pest Control

Wild dogs baited over huge area in western NSW

WILD dog baits have been dropped across more than 10 million hectares in one of the largest baiting exercises in New South Wales’ Western Division…Read More

Sheep Central, July 23, 2021

Call to join FeralScan for co-ordinated pest animal control

SHEEP producers have been urged register on the free pest animal resource FeralScan to help monitor the activity of wild dogs, foxes, rabbits, feral pigs and deer…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

Dingo colour research will not affect wild dog control

RECENT research suggesting coat colour cannot be used to distinguish dingoes from wild dogs would not affect current wild dog management programs, according to national wild dog facilitator Greg Mifsud…Read More

Sheep Central, February 25, 2021

Wool brokers oppose Victorian dingo re-introduction proposal

WOOL brokers have cited the demise of the Queensland wool industry in a submission of support for growers fighting a draft proposal to reintroduce dingoes in parts of south-west Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, February 15, 2021

Kangaroo harvesting now an option for deer shooters

VICTORIAN farmers have welcomed the first processing of kangaroos for human consumption in the state this week after the annual harvesting quota was boosted to manage a population increase…Read More

Terry Sim, February 5, 2021

Victoria goes on plague locust alert in the west and north-west

VICTORIA is on locust alert after a number of sightings of the pest were reported in the west and north-west of the state this month…Read More

Sheep Central, November 23, 2020

Cameras to monitor wild dog activity on WA fence extension

CAMERAS will monitor wild dog activity along Western Australia’s State Barrier Fence Esperance Extension with the help of a $77,000 grant from the Sheep and Goat Industry Funding Scheme…Read More

Sheep Central, October 5, 2020

New National Wild Dog Action Plan provides blueprint for best practice

AUSTRALIA’S National Wild Dog Action Plan has returned a cost-benefit ratio of between 6:1 and 16.5:1 for each dollar invested, stakeholders were told during the launch of the latest 2020-30 updated action plan today…Read More

Sheep Central, June 29, 2020

Research supports higher aerial baiting rate for wild dogs

AERIAL baiting of wild dogs at an optimum delivery rate of 40 1080 baits per kilometre has been shown to eliminate more than 90 percent of wild dogs in the baited areas in north-east New South Wales, according to research recently published…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2020

Western NSW farmers unite for big wild dog baiting effort

WESTERN New South Wales landholders have joined forces to bait against wild dogs by air and on the ground over more than 7.5 million hectares…Read More

Sheep Central, May 18, 2020

Vigilance urged as first locust reports fly in

POTENTIAL sightings of plague locusts in the Cobar and Nyngan areas of New South Wales have prompted a warning from Western Local Land Services…Read More

Sheep Central, April 27, 2020

Wild dog and fox webinar to outline latest control tools

COLLABORATIVE wild dog and fox management strategies and the latest control tools will be outlined in a webinar/phone seminar next week…Read More

Sheep Central, February 28, 2020

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