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Fox being tagged and radio collared

Image shows a fox being tagged and radio-collared. Image supplied by NSW DPI. This image file may be freely downloaded and used without permission of the copyright holder for educational purposes only. If the image file is to be used for any other purpose other than educational use (including commercial purposes), permission must be obtained […]

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Measurement and sampling of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the taking of measurements of and samples from individual animals. Examples include body weight and size measurements, blood, hair and faecal samples. Measurement and sampling techniques must be appropriate for the species and minimise distress and the risk of injury to the animal. Inappropriate techniques may lead to major […]

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Policy Document
Year
2005
Author
Trudy Sharp, Glen Saunders & Bruce Mitchell

Restraint and handling of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the live capture, restraint and handling of individual animals. Wild animals may try to avoid capture, handling and restraint during which they are capable of inflicting damage to themselves and their potential captors. When physical contact is necessary, the safety of animals and operators should be the primary consideration. […]

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Policy Document
Year
2005
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Trudy Sharp, Glen Saunders & Bruce Mitchell

Holding and transportation of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the holding and transportation of individual or groups of animals. Wild animals may try to avoid capture, handling and restraint during which they are capable of inflicting damage to themselves and their potential captors. When physical contact is necessary, the safety of animals and operators should be the primary […]

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Policy Document
Year
2005
Author
Trudy Sharp, Glen Saunders & Bruce Mitchell

Marking of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the reliable identification of individual animals. Where possible, researchers should make use of natural identifying marks. However, the majority of species require the application of some form of identifying mark or tag. A variety of techniques is available and includes temporary, semi-permanent and permanent markers. The type of marker […]

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Policy Document
Year
2005
Author
Trudy Sharp, Glen Saunders & Bruce Mitchell

Live capture of pest animals used in research

Research involving pest animals may require the live capture, restraint and handling of individual animals. Wild animals may try to avoid capture, handling and restraint during which they are capable of inflicting damage to themselves and their potential captors. When physical contact is necessary, the safety of animals and operators should be the primary consideration. […]

Reference Type
Policy Document
Year
2005
Author
Trudy Sharp, Glen Saunders & Bruce Mitchell