RPO BULLETIN

JUNE 2021

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Predation management proof to be effective

Livestock farmers have their challenges and with the assistance of Predation Management SA (PMSA) monitor farms, a standard has been set to assist and train producers to reduce the impact of predation, whilst still being financially viable.

According to a report by PMSA on the period 2008 to 2020, the impact that management has had on both livestock and predators is clearly visible. In 2008 there were 3 320 livestock losses due to predators, a substantial loss for farmers and the livestock industries, both meat and wool.

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