Its Breeding and Management. New Edition (Revised by W. E. Brooks). A canary book classic reprint. Pp. 104, frontispiece, plus 2 full page illustrations; printed glazed paper wrappers, stapled, Fanciers Supplies Ltd., Hindhead, Surrey, 1984.
This detailed and comprehensive guide, complete with several illustrations, is full of information on breeding, feeding, housing, and general management of the Yorkshire Canary. This thorough and accessible guide contains all the information and tips a canary keeper needs to know, and it is highly recommended for those wishing to take up the fascinating hobby of canary breeding. The author imparts the benefits of his 35 year experience to the novice breeder in the methods and procedure that he himself has used to great success.
The chapters of this book include: “Introduction”, “The Question of Length”, “What Kind of Feather Should a Yorkshire Possess”, “Housing the Stock”, “Pairing and Breeding”, “How to Form a Strain”, “Laying the Foundation”, “The Selection of Stock”, “Colour and How to Obtain It”, etc. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive,