War on feral pig menace

TOODYAY has declared war on feral pigs.

The local shire is using a specialist contractor and cameras to stop increasing numbers of the voracious predators breeding in Julimar, West Toodyay and elsewhere.

Feral pigs pose a serious traffic hazard on local roads – three were hit by a passing truck on Toodyay Road in Morangup last month, and another was hit by a car on the Bindi Bindi Road in Bejoording last October.

They can destroy hectares of crops in a single night, contaminate harvests and are a declared pest throughout WA.

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