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FUR-FARMING IN CANADA

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Chinchilla   12

Chinese water deer    120
Clark, Rev. Geo., fox breeding

by    13,22

Classification, geographical, of furs   110

Close seasons   3

Cocks, A. H., marten farmer   78

Colony plan of mink-ranching   74

Colour phases of red fox   17

Colours, natural, of furs   100

Constipation in foxes   43

Commerce in raw furs   104

Coney   6

Corporations for fox-farming   1

Cross foxes, breeding of   22

 

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Dalton, Chas., pioneer P. E. I. fox,

breeder   14, 24

sales of fox skins by, in 1910   112
Davenport, Dr. Eugene, on Men-

del's Law    19

Deer, fallow   120

Virginia, experiments with   117

Diarrhoea in foxes    43

Digestion, disorders of, in foxes   43
Diseases of foxes:

constipation   43

diarrhoea    43

indigestion   43

mange   41

parasitic epidemic   45

rickets   42

worms   43

Diseases of blue foxes    67

Domestication of fur-bearers    10

Domestic fur-bearers   6, 9

Dressing furs   100

Durability of furs   103

Dyeing of furs    100

of mink skins   72

 

E

Eland, domestication of    121
Elk, American-See Wapiti.

Ermine   71

Eskimo dog    92

owners of reindeer    132

162

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Exotic species, breeding of . .6, 10, 120
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Fairs, European    104

Fences for ranches    28

Financial aspects of fox-farming   48

Fisher   79

popularizing the    6

Fleas on foxes   44

Food for foxes    36

Forests, destruction of   3

Fort Smith, reindeer near   95

Fox, attempts to domesticate   13
black, domesticating experi-

ments with   12

black, how to identify   18

black, prices of pelts of   1

red, colour phases of    17

red, range of   16

red, sub-species of   16
silver—See Fox, black and Black fox

Fox-breeding, Prof. W. Bateson on 19

results of various matings    17

to secure dark coloured pelts   20
Foxes in captivity, percentage of,

in P.E.I    2

in Canada   53

Fox fur, when prime   46

Fox-ranch:

of Holt, Renfrew & Co   13

location for   25

of Paquet Bros   13

of Revillon Freres   13

Fox-ranches, fencing of   28

number of, in existence in 1909   15

in United States    54
Fox-ranchers, organizations among 55

Fox-ranching:

life of the boom in   51

catching and handling of foxes   46

centres of the industry   53

construction of kennel    35

construction of nest   35

construction of pens   33

disease and hygiene   41, 42

failure of early attempts at   15

financial aspects    48


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