|Series||Clay"s animal husbandry library|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||82|
When Robert G. Hodgson, an authority on mink ranching, wrote "The Mink Book" in , he was extremely optimistic about the future of the industry. "Today mink ranching belongs to the world: it is a sound branch of livestock raising as cattle, horse and hog raising, being carried out in every province in Canada, in many of the United States, in. The ranch currently has about to breeding females in production. McClay says that Mink are the best cared for farm animals around because they have finicky digestive systems and require the highest quality feedstuffs and you must keep the animals immaculately clean because at the end of the day, hides are being harvested and they are. JOHN EASLEY, DVM, ranch services veterinarian: Zimbal Mink management techniques are always being developed on the farm here. They are always looking for different ways for them to produce and handle and care for these mink in a better way. From a health standpoint, as a veterinarian, I look at how the animals are being taken care of on a daily. A number of books have been added to this website. They deal with the life and times of many Saskatchewan residents, homesteaders, trappers, fur traders, mink ranchers, bush pilots, as well as other groups, such as the Roman Catholic Church, various government officials and agencies, law enforcement agencies and needless to say, the local native population, consisting mainly .
It is based on successful practices of breeders and experimental work at the Experimental Fur Ranch, Summer- side, P.E.I. MINK PRODUCTION— MANAGEMENT AND NUTRITION Mink ranching originated in Canada at the beginning of this century and has grown to be an important branch of the Canadian fur-farming industry. Such a book would help the prospective beginner in mink farming very little. The successful mink farmer will have nothing to complain of, while the unsuccessful mink farmer will have only himself and no one else to blame for his failure. Page 15 mM 17 , LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 'jii'iiii''!!inti'iiit' 7 • I'VMNK 1 FOX OTTER. A photograph in that book, dated , shows the very farm we just visted, abandoned even then. Have fun with Chris and Connie There is a short passage on the family and it’s stated that mink farming took place here in the later part of the s, lasting for over a decade. "This classic book covers many aspects of basic farm life, including gardening, food preparation, and buying land." Runner-Up, Best for Learning the Basics: The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It at Amazon "Through a British lens, this book covers the basics of homesteading and small farming for urbanites new to rural living.".
Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed). Myhre Mink Ranch State Highway 16 Grand Meadow, MN Phone: () Contact: Einar Myhre Notes: Mink farm. Jeffrey Williams st Avenue Mabel, MN Phone: () Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed). Gimble Mink Ranch Mink Ranching is NOT farming, it's Cruelty. likes. Mink ranching simply is NOT farming or agriculture. It's funded by OUR precious tax dollars and MUST be stopped. Not only is it hazardous to our. Approximately mink farms in 23 states across the USA produce about 3 million pelts annually, with a value of more than $ million USD (). Wisconsin is the leading mink-producing state, generating well over 1 million pelts. An historical survey of the industry is given and the more scientific aspects are dealt with under convenient headings which aid reference to this useful guide. Mink housing and equipment are very clearly illustrated and detailed specifications of all materials used in their construction are given. Breeding problems are well discussed. A study of representative diet charts of successful.