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'BACKS TO THE LAND'

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by John Morgan , M.P., followed by a talk on killing and marketing rabbits by W. King Wilson
The valuable advice that W. King Wilson, of the National Institute of Poultry Husbandry, Newport, Salop, has broadcast to novices in this series has dealt with the method of producing rabbits for food and fur. He has discussed housing and feeding, breeding, and general management. The response has been surprising. An incredible number of listeners have taken up rabbit-keeping. One, an absolute novice, bought a pair of rabbits to help out his meat ration. They cost practically nothing to feed because he used lawn-mowings, weeds, and surplus greenstuff from the garden. Most of these things were always wasted, but now in less than a year, through utilising them, he has a score of rabbits which he wants to market.

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Unknown: John Morgan
Unknown: W. King Wilson
Unknown: W. King

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