Feral foxes

Controlling foxes on your property

Landholders are responsible for the satisfactory control of foxes on their properties under the Natural Resources Management Act 2004.

Control methods

Fox control methods include:

  • shooting
  • coordinated baiting
  • Canid Pest Ejector
  • den fumigation.

Detailed fox control techniques are available on the:

Baiting with 1080

Landowners can control foxes on their property using:

  • 1080 baits
  • Canid Pest Ejectors.

Landowners must sign an Approval to Possess 1080 Bait before using 1080 baits and 1080 fox capsules for Canid Pest Ejectors. For supply and possession of 1080 bait contact your regional NRM board.

When using 1080 baits always read the Material Safety Data Sheets and follow the directions for use:


Fox control advice

Natural Resources:

Page Last Reviewed: 16 Feb 2016
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