Feral Deer Inspections to begin in the Limestone Coast
09 March 2021
Feral deer are having a significant impact to the environment, economy and community with the Limestone Coast Landscape Board developing a 5 year program to reduce their impacts.
Ensuring farmed deer are contained and have ear tags will be critical to the success of the program. This will help to prevent the escape of farmed deer and enable reporting of any escapees to the nearest regional Limestone Coast Landscape Board office at Mt Gambier 08 8735 1177 or Keith 08 8755 1620.
Limestone Coast Landscape Officers are commencing deer farm inspections in March and will be working closely with farmers to ensure the standards for domestic (farmed deer) are being met.
Further information on the South Australian Deer Policy, which outlines deer keeper responsibilities for fencing standards and ear tagging requirements, can be found at www.pir.sa.gov.au in the farmed deer section. More information about farmed deer inspections can also be found at the www.pir.sa.gov.au website under farmed deer inspections.
This article was sourced from the March 2021 Limestone Coast Landscape Board's AgConnect Newsletter. CLICK HERE to sign up today for the newsletter.
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