Ask Fuzzy: Why do we need dung beetles?

By Rod Taylor and John Feehan, Soilcam Pty Ltd
May 14 2022 - 3:00pm
There are 23 species of dung beetle introduced to Australia. Picture: Shutterstock

Across Australia there are about 27 million cattle and 104 million sheep. A single cow can produce nine to 14 tonnes of dung per year. That equates to 27 million litres of dung per day.