Wild Dog & Pest Control

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

Wild dog control in Victoria gets $840,990 boost from AWI

WILD dog and pest control in Victoria will be boosted by more than $840,000 in funding over the next three years from Australian Wool Innovation..Read More

Sheep Central, February 26, 2020

Wool body welcomes first national feral pig co-ordinator

PEAK body WoolProducers Australia has welcomed the appointment of Dr Heather Channon as Australia’s first national feral pig co-ordinator…Read More

Sheep Central, February 24, 2020

Former contractor offers exclusion fencers some handy tips

A VETERAN fencing contractor says the return of netting fencing is revitalising production options in inland areas, but warns in some cases poor construction and inadequate maintenance standards may be limiting the potential benefits…Read More

James Nason, December 20, 2019

Drought-affected farmers urged to apply for pest and weed grants

DROUGHT-AFFECTED Australian farmers can apply to access $10 million in federal pest and weed control grants in the second round of a federal government program…Read More

Sheep Central, December 20, 2019

South-west Qld graziers offered loans up to $1.3m for exclusion fences

SOUTH-WEST Queensland graziers are being offered loans of up to $1.3 million to help fund their share in private exclusion fencing cluster projects…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2019

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