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Feral Pigs in Australia
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PEST STATUS
Feral pigs prey on newborn lambs, reduce crop yields, damage pastures, fences, water sources and compete with livestock for food and water.
Feral pigs are a major potential carrier of African Swine Fever and Foot-And-Mouth Disease, were they to become established in Australia.
Most states and territories have clear legislative requirements to ensure that feral pigs are controlled appropriately.
The responsibility to reduce feral pig densities on their property rests with the land owner/manager.
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FERAL PEST CONTROL OPTIONS
(1) Ground shooting (2) Helicopter aerial shooting (3) Baiting (4) Trapping, and (5) Exclusion fencing.
Generally, no single method will remove all feral pigs from a large farming property, so a combination of methods is usually required.
Feral pig populations can double in size annually, so control campaigns need to be well planned and ongoing to have an effective impact.
Click on links to read about feral pigs, their biology, life cycle and an analysis of various pest control methods.
USEFUL LINKS
Feral Pigs Control Guide PDF
Feral Pigs Fact Sheet Aust Govt PDF
Feral Pig Control Qld Govt PDF
Feral Pig Control NT Govt PDF
Ground Shooting of Feral Pigs PDF
Aerial Shooting of Feral Pigs PDF
National Feral Pig Action Plan PDF
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