Fur Animal Research Letter (FCUSA)

March 2001, Vol. 9, No. 1

  • Stapholococcal skin infection in kits
  • Preventive actions against BSE
  • Antibiotic usage
  • Protein sources: eggs and cheese
  • Nursing sickness
  • Composting
  • Folic acid
  • Level of feeding and "sticky kits"
  • Gelatin hydrolysate

December 2000, Vol. 8, No. 4

  • Spongiform encephalopathies in the US
  • Lecithin: a new diet additive?
  • Body length and body weight relationships to pelt length
  • Aleutian disease
  • Effect of extrusion temperature on feed digestibility
  • Nutrient excretion & manure management
  • Effects of staggered caging on reproduction
  • Nursing sickness
  • Fermentation and heating improve cereal digestibility
  • Restricted feeding and "sticky kits"

September 2000, Vol. 8, No. 3

  • Sodium bisulfite as a preservative
  • Metabolic antagonisms in mink
  • Use of sulfa drugs
  • The avidin / biotin relationship: good or bad?
  • Avoiding bacterial contamination of feed
  • Cutting back on phosphorus
  • Distemper and its control

June 2000, Vol. 8, No. 2

  • Group housing for mink
  • Salmonellosis of mink
  • Use of sulfa drugs
  • Effects of fattening milk on pelt length
  • Embryonic mortality in mink
  • Management systems in mink production
  • Mink watering systems
  • Protein quality & quantity in mink
  • MFRF Board research priorities

March 2000, Vol. 8, No. 1

  • Causes of mink enteritis
  • Testing for BSE
  • Environmentally-friendly rations
  • More on the antibiotic issue
  • Controlling mink manure odor with Yucca
  • Corona virus research
  • Control of aflatoxicosis in mink
  • Selection of mink for behavior
  • Group caging of mink

December 1999, Vol. 7, No. 4

  • A review of effects of PCB’s on mink
  • Interagency meeting with AVMA and USDA
  • Feeding dogfish
  • Welfare of mink
  • "Pussy lung"
  • Mink parvoviruses

September 1999, Vol. 7, No. 3

  • Attack on E. coli
  • Welfare of mink
  • Nutrient management
  • Distemper, again
  • Mink caging / housing
  • Pseudorabies and pork product feeding
  • Management and mink welfare
  • Energy supply for reproduction
  • The origin of Aleutian blue mink

June 1999, Vol. 7, No. 2

  • Distemper: a continuing problem
  • Handbook of biological data
  • Antibiotic restrictions
  • Growth rate and mink kits
  • Amino acid requirements
  • Benzoic acid metabolism by mink
  • Hormonal control of furring in mink
  • Controlling E. coli infection
  • Aleutian disease research
  • MFRF Board research priorities
  • Effects of melatonin implants on Aleutian disease

March 1999, Vol. 7, No. 1

  • Distemper investigations: 1998
  • Health of mink kits
  • Formaldehyde approved for use in animal feeds
  • Strains of Aleutian disease virus
  • A new protein source, Bio Protein
  • Carcass disposal methods
  • Computerized breeding programs
  • Spermatogenesis in mink at the breeding season
  • Synchronized breeding: Is it for mink?
  • Factors affecting profitability in mink

March 1998, Vol. 6, No. 1

  • The G.R. Hartsough Scholarship at Michigan State
  • Lactation: a critical period for mink
  • Size is important this year
  • How much is enough? (Diet and vitamins)
  • Virus enteritis
  • More on nursing sickness
  • Feed-wire mesh sizes
  • Availability of meat meal
  • Phosphoric acid in mink nutrition
  • "Pussy lung" in mink
  • Use of different males in mating