Kangaroo Island Feral Pig Eradication – An Update


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2021
Contributor Agriculture Kangaroo Island Incorporated
Trial location(s) Kangaroo Island, SA
Kangaroo Island Feral Pig Eradication – An Update locations

The KI Feral Pig Eradication project was funded to take advantage of this one silver lining of the fires. The program is a collaboration between PIRSA, Kangaroo Island Landscape Board and KI National Parks and Wildlife Service working together with the KI community, including AgKI, Livestock SA, KI Plantation Timbers and KI Council.

Key messages

Starting in September of 2021, the KI Feral Pig Eradication Program is now well into it’s first year. So far, the program has culled over 350 pigs, building on earlier post-fire pig control carried out by the KI Landscape Board.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

The KI Feral Pig Eradication is funded by the South Australian and Australian Government Disaster Rebuilding and Resilience Program.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type No crop specified
Treatment type(s)
  • No treatment
Trial type Article/commentary
Trial design Unknown

Kangaroo Island 2021

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Kangaroo Island, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties



Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Kangaroo Island SA


Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.

Trial report and links

2021 trial report

Trial last modified: 15-12-2021 09:27am AEST