Feral pigs in Australia descend from domestic swine, but look more similar to Eurasia’s wild boar than their domestic counterparts. They tend to have sparse, coarse hair on lean and […]
The natural systems of the unique Lake Eyre Basin are under threat. How should we best choose which invasive animals or plants to manage? And how should we change our approach as the climate changes?
Practical resource designed to assist Australian land managers in feral pig control
Project investigating the use of aerially deployed infrared sensors to accurately detect feral pigs in the southwest of Western Australia.
Field guide booklet focusing on poison baiting for feral pig control
Video on things to consider and what to look for when choosing a site to set up a bait station for feral pigs
A selection of winners and entries from the 2014 Feral Photos photography competition.
Report on development of the FeralScan community web-based reporting tool
Lead researcher: Peter West, NSW Department of Primary Industries, email@example.com Baseline information on the distribution and damage caused by pest animals is required to allocate resources to where they are […]
Pest management for conservation of endangered Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) populations near Mt Hope New South Wales
The USA and Australia are among the worst feral pig affected countries in the world. Australia leads the way in R&D in this field and the Invasive Animals CRC (IA […]
Project involving the development, field testing and production of the HOG-HOPPER™ feral pig bait delivery device
This project aims to assess the use of satellite imagery and GIS to measure feral pig damage.
Given our current commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, controlling these invasive pests could become ‘Santa’s little helper’ in reducing emissions
A case study to evaluate the impacts and management of feral pigs in the Daintree, Wet Tropics World Heritage Area
Aerial shooting Aerial shooting from helicopters is useful for rapid population reduction in large, inaccessible areas. Where pig densities are high, aerial shooting can kill many pigs at a time, […]
Introduction Trapping is one of the most common techniques used to control feral pigs in Australia. In the Wet Tropics of Queensland, where non-target native species are abundant, trapping is […]
Introduction Poison baiting is one of the most economical and effective ways to control feral pigs on a broad scale. Aerial baiting can be more practical in hard to access […]
Case study of the effectiveness of the new feral pig bait HOGGONE® during national product registration trails in Goondiwindi, southwest Qld
YouTube video: Steve Lapidge, former Program Leader with the Invasive Animals CRC, discusses and demonstrates the use of the PIGOUT® 1080 bait for feral pig control. Aspects such as bait […]