Apart from the amazing effectiveness of the A12s at Possum pest control, what has surprised us most is that all the possums were all caught in areas where there was recent pindone possum control carried out.
Traditional trapping killed one pest at a time, and checking and resetting traps was labour intensive, and could not keep up with pest reproduction rates. Robbie's idea was simple; what was needed were traps that reset themselves. Bringing the idea to fruition was where the hard work began.
"The bait is the crux at the moment," says Robbie. "We're working on systems so that you'll have a bait that you install, that will constantly dispatch a high protein high sugar bait, and that will last you six months.
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