Possums can be controlled by shooting, trapping, and poisoning?with six poisons on the market: 1080, cyanide, phosphorus, cholecalciferol, brodifacoum, and pindone. All have different properties, advantages and disadvantages. From a number of environmental perspectives, cyanide (in pellet form or paste) or cholecalciferol
are often considered the best option. However, it is important that extreme caution is used with all poisons.
|Control method||Poison / Toxin|