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

Keywords

Foxes, Sheep, Goats, Lambs, Kids, Predators, Western Australia

First Page Number

138

Last Page Number

141

Abstract

Commercial farming of goats for mohair, cashmere and meat production is a rapidly developing industry in the south-west of Western Australia.

In this article, the authors discuss the results of two studies conducted by the Agriculture Protection Board in which the levels of predation of kids and lambs by foxes in commercial goat flocks, and an experimental multiple-birth genotype sheep flock in the southwest of Western Australia, were measured.

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