This concise guide to ferrets and ferreting aims to first dispel the myths often associated with ferrets, before examining the reasons for keeping them, and the housing, feeding and management required to do so successfully. The author discusses ferreting as a humane and efficient way of controlling the rabbit population, and guides the reader through obtaining hunting permission, the equipment required, and the methods. A selection of rabbit recipes offers ideas for cooking your catch, and the book is rounded off with a section on the health and welfare of your ferrets.
Ian C Rickard has a lifelong interest in field sports, primarily shooting and ferreting. Over the years he has kept and bred a variety birds, animals and fish, but ranks ferrets as amongst the most interesting and intelligent. He is currently working on a series of videos on ferrets and ferreting.