– FACTS –

Farmed mink and fox receive excellent nutrition and care;

this is the only way to produce high quality fur

NL was the first province to require mandatory farm inspections

A dynamic and growing industry

based on exceptionally high standards of animal care, fur farming provides needed employment in rural areas and the province’s most valuable agricultural export.

NL IS…

is the third largest farmed fur producer in Canada

Fur farms in NL…

are important agricultural recyclers

Fur farms…

provide employment in rural NL areas

Fur represents NL’s most valuable agricultural export

– FIGURES –
250

Full- and part-time workers in rural areas

$100
Million In exports in last 5 years

250,000

Pelts sold annually