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Pindone possum pellets

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Pindone possum pellets

Updated 3 April 2020 10:32am

Pindone possum pellets contain 0.5g/kg of Pindone.

Pindone possum pellets are dispensed from bait stations which can be located in bush areas and shelterbelts, at the rate of one per hectare. They are placed approximately 100-150 metres apart.

Bait stations hold 1-2 kg of Pindone pellets. Bait stations are refilled at intervals of two weeks to three months. 

Danger to livestock

Pellet bait stations must not be placed in areas accessible by stock.

If stock do consume poison, refer to the Ministry for Primary Industries for more information and reporting links.

Find out more about safety precautions and dangers.

Toxicity

 

LD 50

mg/kg

Animal weight (kg)

Amount of possum pellet bait to kill (gms)

Rabbit

18

1.5

54

Dog

50

9

900

Possum

100

2.5

500

Sheep

100

40

8000

This possum pellet chart is based on 0.5g/kg of Pindone LD50s – amount of toxic bait required to kill 50% of a population.