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News - Weeds & Pest Animals

Keep watch for the distinctive red-whiskered bulbul

12 September 2018

If you notice a bird with red whisker patches, a distinctive black crest and a loud chattering call, it could be a red-whiskered bulbul – a serious pest bird that can threaten South Australia’s plants and native birds and must be reported…

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Virus cocktail gets the jump on pest rabbits

22 June 2018

Farmers and landowners across Australia have gained an advantage in the fight against pest rabbit populations through the combination of two biological controls currently available in Australia.

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Farmers can apply now for wild dog support

8 June 2018

Applications are now available from pastoralists looking for trapping services under the State Government’s new $1.4 million program to fight the scourge of wild dogs.

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Wild dogs trapped under new strategy

24 May 2018

The State Government has delivered on its election commitment to deliver two full time equivalent wild dog trappers to protect South Australia’s $4.7 billion livestock industry.

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