Dung Beetles – A Farmers’ Friend

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Dung beetles are key ecosystem engineers and offer huge benefits in the agricultural landscape. Their numbers have declined significantly for several reasons including changed brought about by modern farming practices and the use of livestock wormers. They not only save farmers money, but they significantly contribute to the wider eco-system in the process.
Find out more about dung beetles, why they are so important and the benefits they provide to soil, environment, animal health and pasture. See what positive attributions your livestock’s dung pats are bringing to the environment by discovering a whole new micro eco-system in each pile! Learn what you can do to help dung beetles and find out more about how you can encourage beetles to pastures.