Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

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Many factors influence whether a particular clothing choice may be considered to be ethically or morally acceptable.  They include: the…
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Are animals skinned alive for fur?

Are animals skinned alive for fur?

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  Absolutely not. The only “evidence” for this often repeated claim is a horrific video on the internet. Produced by…
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Are farmed animals killed humanely?

Are farmed animals killed humanely?

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  Farmed mink are usually euthanized with carbon monoxide (CO) gas that very quickly renders the animals irreversibly unconscious. From…
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After the fur is used, what happens to the rest of the mink?

After the fur is used, what happens to the rest of the mink?

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  In mink farming, nothing is wasted. The fat is rendered into mink oil that is used to protect and…
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Are farmed mink raised only for their fur?

Are farmed mink raised only for their fur?

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  Answer by : Dan Mullen, President of Nova Scotia Mink Breeders Association Further information Crabbing tips (mink carcasses are…
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What is it really like to work on a mink farm?

What is it really like to work on a mink farm?

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If you are thinking of starting a mink farm, be sure that you enjoy working with animals and devoting long…
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How are farmed foxes killed?

How are farmed foxes killed?

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“The method of euthanasia on a fox is done by electrocution, and it’s been studied to no end and found…
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How are farmed mink killed?

How are farmed mink killed?

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A veterinarian answers: “When harvest time comes around, there are requirements and guidelines that ensure mink are euthanized humanely. A…
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Do fur farmers and trappers get a fair price for their products?

Do fur farmers and trappers get a fair price for their products?

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  “Yes they do,” says Howard Trager, a fur broker from Montreal. “All the main auction companies in North America,…
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What do farmed mink eat?

What do farmed mink eat?

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  Farmed mink eat a number of by-products, and it varies from area to area. Some areas on the coastlines…
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Are farmed mink treated humanely?

Are farmed mink treated humanely?

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The US mink industry operates under a strict set of guidelines for best management practices. There is a myriad of…
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Is it ethical to raise animals for fur?

Is it ethical to raise animals for fur?

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A veterinarian answers: While most people eat meat, some suggest that using animals for other purposes may be less defensible….
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