Fur Animal Research Letter (FCUSA)

April 2021

February 2020

  • Mink Industry Byproduct Report
  • Aleutian mink disease virus and related viruses in British Columbia wildlife
  • Aleutian Disease Virus (ADV) Heating Study
  • Development of Genetic Markers for Detection of Aleutian Disease Resistance
  • Additional foraging elements reduce abnormal behaviour – fur-chewing and stereotypic behaviour – in farmed mink
  • Determination of the Genetic Component of Fur-Chewing in Chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera)and Its Economic Impact

June 2019

  • Application of Molecular Methods to the Study of Infectious Diseases in the Mink Industry.
  • A Comparison Between Intraperitoneal Injection and Intranasal and Oral Inoculation of Mink with Aleutian Mink Disease Virus
  • Dam Characteristics Associated with Pre‑weaning Diarrhea in Mink
  • Tail Tip Lesions in Mink: Effects of an Additional Hammock in Multilevel Cages
  • Orotic acid-treated hepatocyte carcinoma cells resist steatosis by modification of fatty acid metabolism
  • Induction of Maxillary and Mandibular Squamous Epithelial Cell Proliferation in Mink (Neovison vison) by b-Naphthoflavone
  • Prolonged Nest Building Increase the Reproductive Outcome in American Female Mink
  • Early Recognition of Offspring Vocalisation by Mink Mothers
  • Stereotypic Behaviours are Heterogeneous in their Triggers and Treatments in the American Mink, a Model Carnivore
  • Detection of self-biting behavior of mink by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) and sequence-characterized amplified regions (SCAR)

January 2018

  • Using Animals’ Preferences for Different Ceiling Heights to Improve Cage Design
  • Shelves, Platforms, and Hammocks
  • Manipulable Enrichment Items
  • Larder Beetles: Life Cycle and Control
  • Larder Beetles: Insecticides
  • Squid Hydrolysate: a Potential Replacement for Fish Meal and Phosphoric Acid/Sodium Bisulfate in Mink Feed

May 2017

  • Overview of Cage Size Project
  • Eimeria Vison on Dutch Mink Farms
  • Whole Genome Sequencing of Aleutian Disease Virus from Skunks in British Columbia
  • H1N1 Influenza in Wisconsin Mink
  • Cutaneous diphtheria-like disease with Corynebacterium ulcerans in mink and its presence on nasal mucosa of healthy mink
  • Genetic Analysis of the Aleutian Mink Disease Virus in Free Ranging Mink in Nova Scotia
  • FINAL REPORT: Comparison of MALDI-TOF and ELISA for identification of breeding animals in AD resistance breeding program -Clinical trial
  • Selection for tolerance to Aleutian mink disease virus infection reduces severity of disease symptoms
  • The accuracy of CIEP in detecting mink infected with Aleutian mink disease virus under long-term eradication programs
  • A Comparison between ELISA and CIEP for Measuring Titres against ADV
  • Accuracy of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for quantification of antibodies against ADV

November 2016

  • Pediculosis (Stachiellaarseni) in Farmed Mink
  • Use of PRO-PEP F as an Alternative to Sodium Bisulfate to Prevent Urinary Calculi in Mink
  • Nitrogen and Amino Acid Digestibility of Feed Containing HP300 as a Replacement for Fish Meal Fed to Natural Dark Mink
  • Naturally occurring Influenza A virus subtype H1N2 infection in a Midwest United States mink (Mustela vison) ranch
  • Avian influenza virus H9N2 infections in farmed minks
  • Extended Viral Shedding of a Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus by Striped Skunks (Mephitis mephitis)
  • Estradiol stimulates glycogen synthesis whereas progesterone promotes glycogen catabolism in the uterus of the American mink (Neovison vison)
  • Fecal progestin concentrations as an indicator of reproductive success in American Mink

October 2015

  • Assessment of Diflubenzuron as a Feed-through Larvicide in Mink
  • Causes of mortality in farmed mink in the Intermountain West, North America
  • Genome-wide Association Mapping of Response to Infection by the Aleutian Mink Disease Virus
  • Detection of the Aleutian mink disease virus in soil and water
  • Composting of mink manure: How high can the temperature go?
  • Does composting kill Aleutian disease virus in mink manure?
  • Killing Aleutian disease virus by heat – A progress report
  • The Effects of Estradiol and Progesterone on Catecholestrogen Synthesizing Enzyme Activity in Immortalized Mink Uterine Epithelial Cells

September 2011

  • The effects of estradiol and catecholestrogens on uterine glycogen metabolism in mink (Neovison vison)
  • Sequencing of Aleutian mink disease virus – a preliminary report
  • Influenza in mink
  • Naturally occurring influenza A virus (H1N2) infection in a US Midwest mink ranch

February 2011

  • A letter from Dr. Hugh Hildebrandt
  • AD research update
  • Evaluation of sodium bisulfate as a replacement for phosphoric acid in a conventional mink ranch diet
  • Effects of moderate diet restriction on reproductive longevity in mink females
  • Dual identification of Aleutian disease virus (ADV) IgG and IgM antibodies in mink blood by lateral flow immunoassay with two test lines
  • Selection for low blood gamma globulin in mink naturally exposed to the Aleutian mink disease virus