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Index

A   PAGE

Alaska, blue foxes in   56

blue fox breeders in   59

diseases among foxes in    45

reindeer in    92, 131

` Alaska' seal   6

Alberton, black foxes near   53

Aleutian islands, blue foxes on   58

American Breeders' Association   

115, 117, 119

furs sold by Nesbitts, 1905–12   142

sable    78

Animals, wild, value of    115

Antelope, breeding of    121

Anticosti island, fox breeding on   14
Arctic fox—See blue fox and Polar fox.

transportation   92

Astrachan   6

Athabaska river foxes   24
Automobile, relation of, to de-

mand for furs   3

B

Bailey, Vernon, on the otter   80

`Baltic' fox    6

Bateson, W., on fox breeding   18

`Bear, silver'   6

Beaver   90, 128

preserves    91

skins, prices of   91

uses of   90

Beetz, Johann, fox breeder   13
Black fox

American Breeders' Assoc. on. . 126

skins, number produced   109,110

skins, prices of   2, 111

skins sold from P.E.I   114
Blue fox—See Polar fox.

Blue fox   56

American Breeders' Assoc. on   127

breeders in Alaska   59

breeding of   57, 66

farming   56

food for   57

Blue fox (coned)   PAGE

of Pribilof islands   60

rate of increase of   57

selecting breeders    63

skins, value of   57

Bowers, Geo. M., on parasitic fox

disease    45

Brass, E., estimate of numb er of

beaver skins by    90
estimate of production of fox

skins    54, 109, 110
fur production by continents... 138 inportation of furs to London

143, 145 estimate of number of mink

skins by    72

estimate of raccoon pelts by   70

statistics of fur prices   146
Breeding of foxes—See Fox breeding

Broadtail    6, 9
Bruce, Cummings, McConnell, fox

breeders    13
Burrowman, T. L., fox breeder.13, 14

cement fox kennels of   35

orchard ranch of   28
price for fox skins received by 114

C

Campbell, R. H., on reindeer in Canada   92
Canadian furs sold by Nesbitt's,

1905–12    142

legislation on fur-farming   135

mammals, three orders of   11

Carcross, Y. T., foxes near   53

Carnivora   10

Cased method of skinning   97
Castle, W. E., Prof., on fox breed-

ing   22

Cat, domestic   1, 6

Caton, J. S., on breeding wapiti   122

Cement fox kennel    35

Centreville, mink ranch at    76

Charlottetown, P.E.I., foxes near   53

Chaud, lac, mink, ranch at   72

11   161


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