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Feral pigs a biosecurity threat and 'super pest' that could spread African Swine Fever and Panama disease

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 27 2020 - 3:56am, first published July 26 2020 - 8:00pm
SUPER PEST: Feral pigs are a biosecurity threat to multiple industries, but its difficult to get them working together to control local populations.

FERAL pigs have been described as a "super pest" and a "very real biosecurity threat" to the whole agriculture industry, particularly the pork and banana sectors.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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