Possums the Pros and Cons of Different Poisons

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.

Author Landcare Research
Date null
Publisher Landcare Research
Institution Landcare Research
Pages 2
Notes Notes
Control method Poison / Toxin
Region NZ
Links https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/infosheets/possums/pros_cons_of_poisoning.pdf