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25.09.2020 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1036 +99
Micron 17 1641n +185
Micron 18 1398 +115
Micron 19 1231 +146
Micron 20 1104 +124
Micron 21 1073 +124
Micron 22 1063n +140
Micron 26 670n +44
Micron 28 483 +17
Micron 30 405n +31
MCar 703 +64
Pest Animals

Australian woolgrowers continue to face high levels of pressure on their businesses from pest animals including wild dogs, feral pigs, rabbits and foxes.

To support woolgrowers in reducing the impact pest animals have, AWI continues to invest heavily in vertebrate pest control including direct assistance to community based vertebrate pest control programs, research into and development of new and emerging technologies which will enhance producers' abilities to detect, deter and/or destroy vertebrate pest challenges and capacity training for the producer and service sector.

In this section
Wild Dogs, Foxes & Pigs
Wild Dogs, Foxes & Pigs are all major threats to the Australian Wool Industry. Find out how AWI is helping to prevent attacks and sheep loss.
Wild Dog Exclusion Fencing
Well designed and constructed exclusion fences have been very effective at preventing wild dogs from entering properties, resulting in increased productivity and ability to run sheep without attack.
Rabbits
European rabbits are Australia’s most widespread and destructive environmental and agricultural vertebrate pest.