Care and Management of Rabbits
CHESLA C. SHERLOCK
DAVID McKAY COMPANY, Publishers
604–608 South Washington Square
PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
WHO SO LOVES HER "BUNNY"
WHO FROLICS WITH HER ON THE LAWN
The breeding of rabbits and the wide interest which they are attracting everywhere are one of the wonders of the present day. It is due largely to the fact that the rabbit has distinct commercial possibilities.
The purpose of this book is to tell what those possibilities are and to point out to beginner and breeder alike the most economical way to success.
The book is not intended to be an exhaustive treatise, but a handy, companionable guide on all phases of the care, breeding, and management of rabbits, whether for fancy or commerce.
Particular attention is directed to the breeding chart on page 172 which appears herewith for the first time. So far as we know it is the only line breeding chart on the market which tells at a glance the proportion of blood in succeeding generations. It is patterned after the line-breeding system of the late I. K. Felch, veteran poultryman.
The author desires to acknowledge the debt he owes various editors and publishers for permission to use illustrations which previously accompanied matter in their publications. To Mr. B. L. Johnson, Editor, Farm Mechanics; Walter P. McGuire, Managing Editor, American Boy, and to the editors of The Country Gentleman, he makes grateful acknowledgment.
C. C. S.
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