An objective method to determine fur-priming in mink

Maria Fredberg, Bente Krogh Hansen & Palle Vistisen Rasmussen: Danish Fur Breeders Research Center Denmark

In mink production it is important to pelt the mink at the optimum time i.e. when the winter pelage is mature and before the mink begins to loose bodyweight. Today no objective methods are available for the farmers to determine fur- priming in mink.

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