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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Keywords

Parrots, Bird control, Poisoning, Western Australia

First Page Number

1125

Last Page Number

1126

Abstract

NO! Not the one that tills the land, but his enemy, the pink and grey galah (Kakatoe rosei-capilla).

Farmers have usually found the destruction of galahs damaging standing crops and bagged, or stored grain, fairly difficult.

Past methods of boiling grain and adding sweetened substances are rather laborious and require a lot of time.

Now, a quick and relatively simple method is available to farmers, using paraffin oil to adhere poison to the grain.

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