Fur Animal Research Letter (FCUSA)

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

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