Now fully revised, the New Complete Guide to Ferrets covers all aspects of ferrets and their use as working animals in pest control, and as family pets. The book also gives details of the ferret's origins and its history of domestication. There is advice on housing and equipment, feeding, handling, training, breeding, showing, ferret racing and ailments. This updated version also covers the latest in ferret nutrition, different nets used in pest control and the new materials used for to make these, as well as the latest electronic aids used today. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs and diagrams, this is an indispensable book for anyone keeping ferrets.
James McKay has been breeding and working ferrets for many years. He is the author of Ferret Breeding (ISBN 978-1-904057-56-7
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Sub Heading No ISBN 9781846891311 Author James McKay Binding Paperback Extent 218mm x 150mm, 174 pages Illustrations Colour throughout Ebook No
'This book is a must for anyone thinking about keeping ferrets...The author has been breeding ferrets for years and knows pretty much everything there is to know about these animals. The book is illustrated with photographs and diagrams, making this an invaluable read for ferret keepers everywhere.' Countryside
'... this is an indispensable book for anyone keeping, or working with ferrets in pest control.' Pest Magazine
'...this is authoritative, comprehensive and essential reading if you are considering getting a ferret or have little experience... But even those with a good deal of experience will find something here that they didn't know, and the section on ailments and first aid is particularly valuable.' BASC Shooting & Conservation
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