Bolton Ferret Welfare

Working Ferrets - Setting Purse Nets

The following photographs are taken from "The Complete Book of Ferrets" by Porter & Brown and appear by kind permission of the publishers:-

Humanely dispatching the catch
Thumbing & Legging
Paunching
Skinning & Jointing

Setting the nets. 1. Place the lower ring just inside the mouth of the hole 2. Push the peg into the ground above the hole 3. Spread out the edges of the purse net to cover the exit completely. The net should be slightly bagged 4. Nets ready 5. Popholes are usually small, insignificant and easily overlooked, but they must be netted. Many a rabbit owes its freedom to an un-netted pophole Entering a ferret

Humanely dispatching the catch | Thumbing & Legging | Paunching | Skinning & Jointing

Working Ferrets
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