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Ferret Breeding by James McKay

Ferret Breeding by James McKay

Model Number: 9781904057567

£5.00 GBP
This wide-ranging and informative book on the breeding of the ferret (Mustela putorius furo), one of the world's most popular pets, will appeal to the many hundreds of thousands of owners worldwide who wish to expand their family of ferrets. The book's contents will include the principles of ferret breeding, including detailed information on specialised housing, feeding and nutrition, along with in-depth information on all the major ferret diseases and ailments (with particular emphasis on those linked with breeding ferrets), and how to recognise, treat and avoid them. The anatomy and physiology of the ferret and the principles of genetics and animal breeding are all covered in enough detail to enable keepers to understand how the ferret's body works. While the book is written for the lay-person, it will also be acceptable to, and useable by, scientists and professionals, covering all aspects of breeding ferrets and other mustelids. The contents are comprehensive and, as such suitable for everyone interested in breeding ferrets, whether for pets, racing, showing ("fancy"), working or as a business. There are currently no books which specifically cover the breeding of ferrets in all its aspects