AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program RD&E Snapshot
As we head into a new research, development and extension (RD&E) period for the Australian chicken meat industry (2022–2027), it is timely to reflect on...
Published: 1 Sep 2020
Author(s): Alex Howard, David Hamilton, Jessica Jolley
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This report provides a review of rodent control for the Australian chicken meat and egg industries. The review consists of a national survey of rodent observations, rodent control, and rodenticide use in the Australian chicken meat and egg industries as well as a comprehensive literature review of available and emerging rodent control products, strategies and technologies.
The literature review gives producers an objective comparison of all rodenticides currently registered by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). Information about target species behaviour and ecology, integrated rodent management strategies, and novel and emerging rodent control products is also included.