The Complete Book of Ferrets
Author : Val Porter and Nicholas Brown. ISBN 072071 592 X
Publisher : Pelham Books Ltd. 44 Bedford Square, London. WC1B 3DU.
Claimed by many to be the best book available and covers all aspects of keeping ferrets. Recommended by the NFWS
Complete Guide to Ferrets
Author : James McKay. ISBN 185310 433 7
Publisher : Swan Hill Press, 101 Longden Road, Shrewsbury. SY3 9EB
Ferreting a Traditional Country Pursuit
Author : David Bezzant. ISBN 186126 156 X
Publisher : The Crowood Press Ltd. Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire. SN8 2HR
This book contains pictures of ferrets in situations not often seen, like swimming in a stream and climbing trees. For those that wish to use them there is also a chapter on suitable dogs for ferreting
Working Ferrets
Author : Jackie Drakeford. ISBN 185310 804 9
Publisher : Swan Hill Press, 101 Longden Road, Shrewsbury. SY3 9EB
As the title says this book by a female author concentrates on the use of the ferret for hunting rabbits and covers equipment as well as pictures of despatching and how to skin rabbits.
Author : D. Brian Plummer. ISBN 085115 352 6
Publisher : The Boydell Press (An imprint of Boydell and Brewer Ltd) PO Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3 DF and of Boydell and Brewer Inc. PO Box 41026, Rochester, NY 14604, USA.
All About Your Ferret
Author : Sheila Crompton. ISBN 1 86054 171 2
Publisher : Ringpress Books, PO Box 8, Lydney, Gloucestershire. GL15 4 YN.
The most inexpensive book of all, costing only £1.75 and should be purchased by all first time owners wishing to keep a pet ferret.
Country sports and Country Life is indebted to John Allan for giving us permission to reproduce information, articles and photographs on Ferrets and Ferreting from his excellent web site.

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