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Aerial Baiting with 1080
"Bob Forsyth" <>
Sat, 29 Apr 2000 23:36:15 +1000
G'day all (again).
I surfed the net and the Search Engines came up with that
the New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
(MAF) has also studied some of the problems that can
arise from the use of various poisons.
Their web site is
One of their Media releases was on 23/7/98
1080 POISON- SAFEGUARD YOUR DOGS AND
" . .there was a case on record in which a dog in a very
dry area died of 1080 poisoning 5 months after the poison
operation. "For this reason, dog access to poisoned land
should be delayed beyond 10 weeks, until such time as at
least 10 cm rain has fallen, to ensure complete
disintegration of carcases and breakdown of the poison. . ."
" . .Stock deaths occur when air drops have accidentally
fallen on pasture or . . ."
For a lot more info see the full release at
Regards...Bob Forsyth Mount Isa, Qld.
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