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The Netherlands, a top exporter of mink, has killed more than 500,000 of the animals this month to stop the spread of disease.
Coronavirus is killing the Dutch mink industry
26 June 2020
A Dutch judge late on Thursday (June 4) postponed the planned cull of around 10,000 mink on farms in the Netherlands where coronavirus had been reported, after animal rights groups objected.
Coronavirus: Dutch postpone cull of thousands of minks amid animal rights objections
8 June 2020
Fur farming has been banned in the Netherlands, with the effect from 2024,. However, amid COVID-19 infections
among minks used for fur farming, Dierenbescherming thinks the existing farms should close immediately.
Fur farms should close immediately
2 June 2020
Two mink breeders in North Brabant have diagnosed the coronavirus in several animals, reports Minister Schouten of Agriculture. The animals had gastrointestinal complaints and breathing problems.
Coronavirus found at mink farms in North Brabant
27 April 2020
Canada Goose announced that starting in 2022, the company will no longer buy new fur from trappers.
Canada Goose will stop buying fur — Sort of
23 April 2020
Following the campaign to obtain a national fur farming ban, Essere Animali recently announced another small but significant win for minks in Italy.
ESSERE ANIMALI: Big win for minks in Italy
6 December 2019
Two surveys carried out on behalf of our Finnish member organisation Animalia proved that 74 percent of Finns already oppose fur farming in its current form.
ANIMALIA: 74% of Finns oppose fur farming and most don't accept killing animals for fur
4 December 2019
Last week Animalia announced the steady decline of Finland’s fur industry. The good news was sourced from the 2018 statistical report published by FiFur, the Finnish fur breeders association, which shows a systematic decrease in the numbers of fur farms and animals bred for fur.
ANIMALIA: Finnish fur industry in sharp decline
14 August 2019
Shocking new footage reveals horrific conditions on a French mink fur farm in Eure-et-Loire.
Cruelty behind fur farming exposed by investigation in France
2 July 2019
Hidden among the hills of south Donegal, tucked behind a shroud of fir trees, is one of Ireland’s most controversial farms.
Irish fur farmers feel the chill as ban phased in
2 July 2019
Ireland’s Cabinet agreed to the phased dis-establishment of fur farming in Ireland yesterday.
ISPCA: Ireland bans fur farming
26 June 2019
Yesterday the Norwegian Parliament passed the Fur Farming Prohibition Act, banning the practise in Norway from February 2025 onwards.
DYREVERNALLIANSEN: Norway bans fur farming
14 June 2019