Control Plans & Reporting
and Plan Formulation
Humane live capture of Feral Animals
Control Plans &
Monitoring and Plan Formulation:
Each feral animal problem will be unique and as such have it's
own set of variables to take into consideration before a control program is implemented.
Monitoring pathways on a daily basis will enable the flexibility
of control of pest animals.
Ferals Out will consult on-site to assess feral animal activity
and take into consideration pertinent factors such as: Terrain, target species behaviour
& characteristics, proximity to built up areas, legislation, client needs, public
issues and workplace health & safety guidelines.
This done, Ferals Out will formulate a control program to suit
the specific requirements of each application.
Daily communications with the client throughout all operations
keep the client informed of intended and actual control activities on a regular and
consistent basis. This progressive result tally then forms the basis of a written report
supplied to the client on completion of the control program.
Humane live capture of
- Humane Mechanical Traps - Soft Catch Traps (rubber padded) -
Bridger & Sterling Traps- Offset Jaws
Shooting: (Only Specially Licensed Operators)
- All the above are our preferred method of capture as they are more
humane than steel leg hold traps. (Soft CatchTraps & Lanes Rubber Padded Traps
Recommended by Dept. of Natural Resources & Mines.)
- Spotlighting - Vehicle or Foot Patrol
- Luring - Scent attractants, Calling (voice, whistle and predator
- Euthanasia of captured feral animals (.25 cal air rifle/nil
discharge of live ammunition may be appropriate in some instances)
Chemical Baiting programs, if requested, can be co-ordinated to
suit specialised applications after consultation with Dept. of Natural Resources &
Properly maintained fencing can restrict the movements of feral
animals back into an area where their numbers have been controlled. Thus preventing
re-infestation. (Reference: Xcluder Pest Proof Fencing).
- Ammunition - Specialised projectiles for Specific applications.
e.g. (Soft Rubber)
- In the interest of public safety, specially worded signage can be
posted for general view providing details of the control program, contact details and
- The use of these signs is decided upon at the initial consultation
prior to commencement of any program.
- Ferals Out will consult with the client prior to the commencement
of any shooting procedures within any designated control program.
- Before the commencement of any designated program, Ferals Out will
consult with neighbouring property owners, alerting them to the activity and proposed
duration of the program. Thus minimising the risk of accidental involvement in an area of
trapping and or shooting.
- Develop Good Neighbour Policy with Stakeholders.
- Notification to Qld Police Communications.
- Without specific written approval of the client, Ferals Out will
not discharge live ammunition in the control area.
- Ferals Out will liase with neighbouring property
owners directly and through the Environmental Officer as required.
- Ferals Out will implement combinations of trapping
and lure methods as deemed necessary by Ferals Out after consultation with the
- Target Species to be nominated e.g.., Wild Dogs,
Foxes and Feral Cats.
- Pest animals trapped are to be humanely euthanased.
- Pest animals are to be removed from the vicinity of
watercourses, roadways, built up areas and other environmentally sensitive areas.
- Ferals Out will Select and record trap set locations
- Daily monitoring of trap sets and reporting types and
numbers of animals caught.
- Feral animals to be humanely euthanased upon capture.
- Domestic animals caught to be delivered/collected
to/by the Environmental Officer/Council Animal Control Officer in order to make contact
with the relevant pet owners.
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Phone: 0427 077 425
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