The Rabbit Book : A Practical Manual on the Care of Belgian Hares, Flemish Giants and Other Meat and Fur Producing Rabbits. Frederic Leonard Washburn.

The Rabbit Book : A Practical Manual on the Care of Belgian Hares, Flemish Giants and Other Meat and Fur Producing Rabbits

Philadelphia: J B Lippincott, 1920.

Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #13223

Toned with foxing, color frontispiece creased and likely reattached, light cloth soil, light edgewear, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; 83 illustrations and color frontispiece. "In view of the need for cheaper meats which are not only cheap but nutritious, and because the rabbit raising industry is now for the most part on a proper basis, namely, that of supplying meat and fur, it seems fitting that some comprehensive work should be placed before those interested which may serve as a guide to the unitiated and as a work of reference to the professional." - Preface. Contents: Chapter I: Introduction; II. Strains of Domestic Rabbits and Standards; III. Purchasing Stock; IV. The Rabbitry and Its Management: Hutches and Runs, Cleaning and Disinfecting, Marking Rabbits, Bookkeeping, Handling Rabbits; V. Feeding; VI. Breeding: Notes on Pregnant and Nursing Does, Care of Young, Castration; VII. Killing and Dressing for Table or Market; VIII. Recipes for Cooking Rabbits; IX. Diseases and Remedies; X. The Market for Rabbit Fur: Preparing Skins, Tanning; XI. Selling, Shipping and Exhibiting; XII. How to Create a Market for Rabbit Meat : Don'ts in Rabbit Raising, Conclusions. First Edition of this authoritative how-to guide to profitably raising rabbits. ; 200 pages.

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