Wild dogs threaten sheep stocks

Wild dogs may eliminate rangeland sheep production within 40 years unless there is boosted coordinated effort between landholders, government and industry.

In Queensland sheep numbers have declined by 70% since the mid 1990s. This is higher than the national average over this time.

The report concludes wild dogs and sheep must be separated.

All efforts should be made to keep wild dogs out of sheep grazing country if we want the industry to continue across the vast pastoral areas of Australia.

Read more at Invasive Animals CRC