Bad Easter coming for bunnies

MALLEE Landcare group will this month launch a rabbit poison campaign using carrot baits in a bid to reduce the impact of feral rabbits on agriculture and the environment.

Feral rabbits in the Mallee will soon be nibbling away at poison carrots.

Feral rabbits in the Mallee will soon be nibbling away at poison carrots.

Mallee Landcare group chairperson Faye Vallance urged farmers of the Ouyen, Nandaly, Walpeup, Patchewollock and Underbool areas who wish to take part in the campaign to get in touch with the organisation.

“This campaign is part of part of a strategic plan for good rabbit management, which aims to keep the numbers down at a manageable level,” Ms Vallance said.

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