The Mink Research Library was launched in 2005 as a project of Fur Commission USA, a non-profit trade association representing American mink farmers. Its purpose is twofold: to provide a resource for current and future researchers, and to archive for historical purposes important and often ground-breaking research shared in by North Americans dating back to the 1940s.
|Sept. 15, 2008: Danish Fur Breeders Research Center posters.
A total of 23 mink research posters, in English, have been made available for downloading from the Papers section, where they are listed by author. For a limited time, all the posters are also available as one file by clicking here.
|Prevention: A young person's guide to keeping animals safe and healthy
|This booklet provides a short youth-oriented course concerning those basic medical principles essential to keeping animals safe and healthy - farm isolation, traffic control, hygiene, and sanitation. Readers are shown how common or unusual diseases are reduced when animals are protected from direct or indirect contact with other animals (wild or domesticated), people, and equipment from other locations. Further, they are informed about the many reasons why an animalŐs environment and surroundings need to be hygienic and sanitary. By Edward Mallinson, VMD, University of Maryland, Jeffrey Workman, MS, Ohio State University, and William Epperson, DVM, MS, Ohio State University, 2006.
The quality of this Library will ultimately depend on the people who use and contribute to it. It is not operated for profit, and there are no membership fees.
If you would like to comment on the contents of this site, refer someone for a password, or propose materials for inclusion, please e-mail us.
Academic papers & articles on the prevention of disease in mink, from the 1940s to the present. Plus links to academic journals.
Fur Animal Research newsletter, published quarterly by the Mink Farmers' Research Foundation, a committee of Fur Commission USA.
Farm animal housing systems, waste management, etc. (Under construction)
Historical documents. (Under construction)
Grants and loans
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