Feral pigs

Pigs must not be released from captivity under the Natural Resources Management Act 2004.

Feral Pigs - Draft of the Declared Animal Policy

Anyone with an interest in or impacted by the management of feral pigs in South Australia is invited to comment on the draft declared animal policy on feral pigs. This includes landowners, hunters, pig farmers and producers and the public.

Your feedback will be taken into consideration by PIRSA, NRM boards and the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, in finalising the declared animal policy on feral deer.

Learn more on the YourSAy website.

Control methods

Primary methods for controlling feral pigs are:

  • Coordinated aerial shooting
  • ground shooting
  • baiting
  • trapping.

Detailed feral pig control techniques are available on the:

*    PestSmart Connect website


Feral pig control advice

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Page Last Reviewed: 10 Aug 2015
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