Fur Animal Research Letter (FCUSA)

June 2006, Vol. 14, No. 2

  • The good life – mink research
  • Delayed implantation, or diapause in mink reproduction
  • Milk and cheese by-products as mink feeds
  • Nursing sickness in mink
  • Assessing the temperament of mink
  • Water supply for lactating mink
  • Fiber in the mink diet and stereotypies
  • Fats / oils in the mink diet

March 2006, Vol. 14, No. 1

  • Salmonellosis of mink
  • Carbohydrate digestibilty by mink
  • Blood and bloodmeal in mink diets
  • Mink are susceptible to mad cow disease
  • Mink length, weight and pelt size
  • Controlling oxidative stress in mink

December 2005, Vol. 13, No. 4

  • Diagnosis of distemper in mink
  • Cortisol, as an indicator of stress
  • Vitamin E for mink
  • Caging mink females with a male kitCoccidiosis in Pacific Northwest mink
  • Botulism in mink
  • Rapid-fire tests detect botulism toxin

September 2005, Vol. 13, No. 3

  • Nervous distemper in mink
  • Fiber in the mink diet
  • Dietary vitamin A level and growth & fur quality in mink
  • Use of irradiation to preserve mink feeds
  • Coccidiosis in Pacific Northwest mink
  • Intestinal coccidiosis in mink

June 2005, Vol. 13, No. 2

  • Waste disposal: a problem in all animal operations
  • Improving mink welfare
  • Role of prolactin in mink reproduction
  • Amino acids in mink diets
  • Yellow fat disease in pigs
  • The origin of "mad cow disease"
  • The early history of Aleutian disease
  • MFRF research priorities

March 2005, Vol. 13, No. 1

  • Heating-oil production from manure
  • Tularemia in mink
  • Genetic (inherited) diseases in mink
  • Housing mink kits, singly or in pairs
  • Poultry by-products preserbed with formic acid as mink feed
  • Botulism: Improved tests
  • Fiber in mink diets

December 2004, Vol. 12, No. 4

  • "Screw neck"
  • Salt, in the mink diet
  • Deafness in mink
  • Peas as a mink feed ingredient
  • Astrovirus in mink
  • Feeding fur animals by use of a computerized feeding machine
  • Mink management problems and their solution
  • Susceptibility of pastel mink to distemper
  • Pseudomonas pneumonia of mink

September 2004, Vol. 12, No. 3

  • A new possible feed source – broilers
  • Thin-skin disease
  • A new test for mad cow disease
  • Genetic tools
  • Methionine for mink
  • Adjusting date of birth for mink kits
  • Avian tuberculosis in mink

June 2004, Vol. 12, No. 2

  • Odor control in animal farm operations
  • Abscesses
  • Preservation of mink feeds by irradiation
  • Composting mink wastes
  • Fur chewing: Effects on reproduction
  • Spray-dried blood as a source of protein for mink feed
  • Storage of mink pelts by freezing
  • Effects of melatonin and prolactin in mink
  • Future canine distemper research
  • Antioxidant effects on mink

March 2004, Vol. 12, No. 1

  • Aleutian disease testing
  • Distemper virus types and strains
  • Soybean protein
  • Diet salt content
  • Change in vaccine availability
  • Transmissible mink encephalopathy (TME)
  • Avian tuberculosis in mink