Fur Animal Research Letter (FCUSA)

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

December 2003, Vol. 11, No. 4

  • Downer cows
  • Aleutian disease – a diagnostic dilemma
  • Feeding culled hens or hen silage
  • Epizootic catarrhal gastroenteritis (ECG) in mink
  • Susceptibility of dark mink to coronavirus
  • Guidance on use of deer and elk in animal feed
  • Temperament and behavioral reactions in mink
  • Diet and reproduction
  • Mycotoxins: a continuing problem

July 2002, Vol. 10, No. 2

  • Catalog of Nordic research on fur animals
  • Carbohydrates for mink
  • Feeding during lactation
  • Detecting stress in animals
  • Russian fur farming
  • Antibiotics again
  • Hydrocephalus in mink
  • Flaked corn
  • Too much of a good thing? Over-supply of nutrients

April 2002, Vol. 10, No. 1

  • Tyrosinemia
  • Meat and bone meal
  • Comment on AD vaccines
  • Raccoons carry viruses to mink
  • Zinc in mink diets
  • Moiu on antibiotics
  • Flea infestation
  • Feeding methods
  • Mink breeding programs

June 2001, Vol. 9, No. 2

  • Mink Farmers’ Research Foundation Board annual meeting
  • Selecting for feed efficiency
  • Price of biotin may increase
  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
  • Sparing methionine and choline
  • Ammonium chloride supplementation to reduce urinary pH
  • Aleutian disease: breeding for antibody response
  • Water supply to lactating females
  • Outbreaks of pseudomonas pneumonia in unvaccinated mink
  • Mink Farmers’ Research Foundation: research priorities