Tips for feral pig control – video resources

Step by step advice on monitoring, free feeding, trapping and baiting for feral pig control.

Have you seen signs of feral pigs such as diggings, wallows or mud rubs on trees on your property?

It is important to know the signs of feral pigs and what to do if you think you have found pigs or signs of them on your property.

Monitoring is an important part of any control program. This video explains how to set up trail cameras to see what pest animals are on your property.

The next step to control feral pig populations is to start free feeding to provide a regular feed source and attract more feral pigs to your feed site. Here we explain more about what free feeding is and its role in feral pig control.

Choosing the right site and correct set-up is key for cost effective free feeding and baiting. This video explains how to set up your feral pig baiting sites.

There are a range of grain options for free feeding to attract feral pigs. This video explains how to choose the right grain for your pig control program.

What's the difference between 1080 bait and sodium nitrite? Our biosecurity officers explain the pros and cons of these two registered baiting options for feral pigs.

Trapping feral pigs can be an effective management tool following free feeding. This video runs through the most popular feral pig trap designs.

It is important that your pig trap is set up correctly. Here are some handy hints on setting different styles of pig traps.

Get more tips and tricks for pig trapping from our biosecurity team.

Don't forget to take into account the area and the season to make the most of your baiting and trapping programs.

Call your local biosecurity officer on 1300 795 299 for tailored advice on your control program or to find out what control activities are available as part of the Feral Pig Program 2023-2024.

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