The Ferret and Ferreting Guide
Realizing that the passing down of information on ferrets between generations was in danger of dying out and finding little written on the subject the author was inspired to write this book. Since it was first published, ferret keeping has grown in popularity and this book, written in an easy, humorous style includes anecdotes drawn from the author's many years of experience. Advice is given on selecting ferrets, their care, feeding and housing, and how to breed from them. Training them to hunt and the techniques and use of equipment is fully described and there is a guide to the legal aspects of hunting. The use of guns, dogs and hawks is covered as is the technique of ratting with ferrets.
17 pages matching line ferret in this book
Results 1-3 of 17
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Confining the Brutes Housing
To Satisfy the Inner Ferret Feeding
5 other sections not shown
abscess aerosol spray animals bacteria benzyl benzoate birds bite black-footed ferret blowlamp bolted botulism bowl breeders breeding cage cause chance clean colour common land cover diet disease dogs drawline entrances European polecat eyes falcon feed ferret-keepers fleas foot rot give ground guns hedgerow hemp hole hunt rats infection jill ferret keep kill kits knot leave legs leptospirosis line ferret litter look loose ferret marbled polecat mated meat method milk milk fever mites move myxomatosis nest never normal number of ferrets nursing jill oestrus once owner particularly pellet foods pets phantom pregnancy pick poaching polecat/ferret pregnancy problem produce purse nets quarry quickly rabbits rarely rearing reason shooting small buries sport steppe polecat stoats sure terrier things tick underground usually veterinary weeks whippet young ferrets youngsters