John J Mettler
John J.Mettler, Jr, D.V.M., a retired large-animal veterinarian in upstate New York, is the author of several animal-related books, including Basic Butchering of Cattle and Game and Horse Sense. His admiration for the noble turkey was the idea for his most recent book, Wild Turkeys, as he is an avid sportsman. John has written for a variety of journals on a variety of veterinary topics, as well as a veterinary column for American Agriculturist for over 20 years. The New York State Veterinary Medical Society (former chairman), the American Association of Horse Practitioners, the Society for Theriogenology, and the American Veterinary Medical Association are among his professional affiliations.