RURAL VERTEBRATE PEST CONTROL
RJMVPC can offer services for rabbits, foxes, wild dogs, feral cats, pest birds, deer, feral pigs, goats, camels donkeys and wild horses, and native species such as kangaroos's under permit. With the following methods.
Culling Controlled shooting ensures only pest species are targeted and removed with instant dispatch, causing no undue stress to the targeted animal. Leaving surrounding native fauna, pets and livestock safe and undisturbed.
Baiting with permits we can obtain 1080 and other authorised vertebrate pest animal poisons. Baiting and poisoning requires a detailed pest management plan required to authorise the use of vertebrate pest animal poisons on propertys. To conduct baiting property owners are to be on a rural fire levy, and we require a copy of their current council rates notice to apply for the poisons. Baiting cannot be conducted within 5km of any watercourse.
Trapping using soft jaw foot hold traps and cage traps.
Crop and Silo protection from roosting birds, possums, rabbits, pigs, goats, deer and kangaroos destroying your crops and orchids. Also problem native species under Damage Mitigation Permits.
Property inspections and Reports This is conducted with a monitoring program and property stock/produce loss assessment.
Monitoring using PIR game cameras, night vision equipment, sand plotting, tracking and scat ID.
The State Government, through the Bio-Security Act 2014 (which superseded the Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 and its associated Regulation of 2003), has declared the following animals as pests:
European rabbit: domestic and wild breed
Dingoes: The dingo is defined as both 'wildlife' and 'native wildlife' under the Nature Conservation Act 1992, and is a natural resource within protected areas such as national parks. Under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 - Such as Fraser Island
The Act requires everyone to take all reasonable and practical steps to minimise the risks associated with invasive plants and animals under their control. This is called a general biosecurity obligation (GBO).