S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Macfarlane, Mr Malcolm (poultry farming)

Born: 1861, Place not known.
Died: 1939, Place not known.

Malcolm Macfarlane was a local expert on poultry farming. He wrote four successful books on the subject: South African poultry keeping; a book of up-to-date poultry practice for South Africa (Johannesburg, 1912, 155 p.; 6th ed. 1926); Poultry diseases in South Africa: A book of poultry diseases and their treatment in South Africa (Johannesburg, 1913, 108 p.; 3rd ed. 1923); Egg farming in South Africa (Johannesburg, 1917, 104 p.; 2nd ed. 1924); and Poultry on the farm (Durban, 1926).


List of sources:

South African bibliography to the year 1925. London: Mansell, 1979.

WorldCat, at http://www.worldcat.org


Compiled by: C. Plug


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