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Trapping with Snares

Traditionally simple snares are made of wire or cord, though other materials can be used including plant and animal fibres, and placed along existing animal travel routes, or along the anticipated path of travel an animal may use when approaching bait or other attractant. A traditional snare is a running noose with the free end

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Controlled Substance License

CSL is designed for people who carry out pest control and border control using extremely toxic substances called VTA (Vertebrate Toxic Agents) or extremely toxic gases called Fumigants. WorkSafe control the registration process for all persons who work with Cyanide, DRC1339, PAPP and Sodium fluoroacetate for controlling pest animals and border control fumigation products, Chloropicrin,

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Pindone Training Certificate

This course is for people applying Pindone pellets broadcast and Pindone Liquid baited carrots to control rabbits. Pindone is not a Controlled Substance Licence (CSL) product because it is not a 6.1A, 6.1B Classification Vertebrate Toxic Agent (VTA) neither does it require a Certified Handlers Certificate. HSW:HS Regulations 2017. Pindone Liquid is classified 6.1C Toxic,

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Fumigants are poisons that are introduced into a rabbit burrow system, to form toxic gases which are inhaled by the rabbit, causing death by absorption. Fumigation does not require the rabbit to eat a bait and so is effective in areas where bait shyness is a problem. It is labour intensive but can be used

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Rabbit trapping

Trapping Leg-hold trapping is useful for dealing with small numbers of rabbits where alternative techniques are not viable. Effectiveness depends on the skill and experience of the operator. The Animal Welfare Act 1999 requires that traps are checked within 12 hours of sunrise, and for rabbits this should be as early as possible. The Animal

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