Frequently asked questions about HOG­­­­­­­GONE®

The Factsheet below covers frequently asked questions about HOGGONE® feral pig baits in Australia. Some of the questions covered include:

  • What is HOG­­­­­­­GONE® and how does it work?
  • Is sodium nitrite really more humane than existing feral pig baits?
  • Isn’t nitrite a strictly controlled substance?
  • Can I use standard meat preserving nitrite for feral pig control?
  • What about availability and operator safety?
  • Can I eat the meat from pigs that have been poisoned by HOGGONE® baits?
Author Invasive Animals CRC
Year 2011
Publisher Invasive Animals CRC
Pages 2 pp
Control method Baiting
Region Australia - national
Documents PestSmart: Frequently asked questions about HOG-GONE® (870kb PDF)