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London and Southern Counties Mouse and Rat Club


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Fur and Feather magazine
Email: furandfeather@btinternet.com
Elder House

Tel: 01473 652789/652354
Fax: 01473 652788



The bibliography below is simply a list of books that have been written on mice: I am not recommending them as the best books on the subject. Personally I can recommend the Tony Jones and Tony Cooke books for anyone who is interested in showing and breeding fancy mice.

About Pets Series (2003). The Mouse. The Netherlands: Welzo Media Productions. ISBN: 1-85279-216-7

Bielfield, Horst (1985). Mice: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual. New York: Barron's. ISBN: 0-8120-2921-6

Coborn, John (1986). Beginner's Guide to Mice. Australia: Paradise Press. ISBN: 0-949474-22-3

Cooke, Tony (1977). Exhibition and Pet Mice. Surrey: Spur Publications. ISBN: 0-904558-25-8

Henwood, Chris (1992). Fancy Mice. USA: TFH Publications. ISBN: 0-86622-342-8

Hutchings, R.S. (1969). Fancy Mice. London: Cassell & Company Ltd. ISBN: 0-304-93320-1

Jones, Tony (1979). Encyclopaedia of Pet Mice. TFH Publications. ISBN: 0-87666-910-0

Kellett, John. Mice for Hobbyist and Exhibitor. Bradford: Fur & Feather.

Laber-Laird, K., M. M. Swindle and P. Flecknell (1996). Handbook of Rodent and Rabbit Medicine. New York: Elsevier Science.

Mays, Nick (2001). How to Care for Your Mouse. England: Kingdom Books. ISBN: 185279161-6

Richardson, V. C. G. (2003). Diseases of Small Domestic Rodents (2nd Ed.). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 1-4051-0921-1

Roberts, Mervin F. (1977). Mice as Pets. US: TFH Publications. ISBN: 0-87666-209-2

Robinson, Roy (1978). Colour Inheritance in Small Livestock. Bradford: Fur & Feather. ISBN: 0-903775-06-9

Searle, A. G. (1967). Comparative Genetics of Coat Colour in Mammals. London, UK: Logos Press Limited.

Silvers, W. K. (1979). The Coat Colours of Mice. New York: Springer Verlag.

Smith, K.W. (1976). Mice & Rats. Great Britain: John Bartholomew and Son Ltd. ISBN: 0-7028-1072-X

Vanderlip, Sharon L. (2001). Mice: a complete pet owner's manual. New York: Barron's.

Verhoef-Verhallen, Esther (1997). Encyclopaedia of Rabbits and Rodents. The Netherlands: Rebo Productions Ltd. ISBN: 184053067-7

Young, Jack (1993). Mice ...as a hobby, US: TFH Publications. ISBN 0-86622-949-3.

Young, Lailan (1986). Mouse Tales. London: Hodder and Stoughton. ISBN: 0-340-41575-4


Genetic Information

Silvers, W. K. (1979). The Coat Colors of the Mouse, Springer-Verlag, New York. [Excellent coverage of this particular subject. Sadly now out-of-print but available electronically on the Jackson Laboratory's website.]

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