Register your cattle or deer herd now with OSPRI's TBfree programme.
We have created detailed localised plans for pest control across NZ. Find out more here.
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Native species benefit from pest control ops
Postponement of operation shows ongoing commitment to working with communities to ensure views are addressed.
Shellfish unaffected by 1080 possum control operation
The new Closed Deer Herd policy was introduced for TB testing to reduce testing for some deer farmers. This is a voluntary participation programme – reviewed annually. Find out if your herd is eligible.
As the final trial in a 5-year TBFree New Zealand-funded project (R-10710) aimed at developing and testing new or improved methods for aerial 1080 poisoning of possums, the efficacy and cost of strip baiting using a fixed-wing aircraft (FWA) at two different flight path spacings were determined, and compared. The research was conducted by Landcare Research between June and December 2014.