Animal welfare

RAB011: Bait delivery of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV1) K5 strain

Background Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) is used in Australia to minimise the impacts of the introduced European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on agricultural production and the environment. Other available rabbit control […]

Improving Fox Management Strategies in Australia

The European red fox was introduced into Australia in the 1870s for recreational hunting. Their subsequent spread was rapid and they are now responsible for environmental and agricultural impacts valued […]

Measurement and sampling of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the taking of measurements of and samples from individual animals. Examples include body weight and size measurements, blood, hair and faecal samples. Measurement and […]