Discussions on recent wild dog attacks on sheep in the Hunter Valley are have taken place in Pokolbin today.

The meeting at Harrigan’s Irish Pub is garnering community support for co-ordinated control groups, and encourages residents to join.


Authority Ranger, Ben Serafin says the Cumberland Livestock Health and Pest Authority are looking at options such as 1080 baiting, targetting and reactive trapping as potential solutions to the livestock attacks.

Property owners encountering wild dog attacks are encouraged to contact the Cumberland Livestock Health and Pest Authority.