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Review of rodent control for the Australian Chicken Meat and Egg Industries

This project aims to gain a greater understanding of the challenges faced by the chicken meat and egg industries as individual producers attempt to implement their own specifically tailored rodent control programs. The first phase of the project involves consultations with a diversity of chicken meat and egg industry stakeholders including independent producers, larger market players and processors covering different production systems, different stages in the supply chain to identify their current implementation of rodenticides and broader rodent control strategies. The second phase of the project delivers a comprehensive review of scientific literature on available and emerging rodent control products suitable for implementation in the chicken meat and egg production systems. The review will consider options for dealing with plague situations.

Project date

25 Jun 2018-31 Jan 2020
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Principal investigator

Jessica Tan Jolley

Research organisation

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development acting through the South Australian Research and Development Institute

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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

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  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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