Previous Fur Farming in Canada (1913) Next

 

Index

Fox ranching (con'd)   PAGE

food and feeding   36, 38

necessity of experienced keeper   39

in Ontario    13

practice   25

in Quebec   13

woodland site for ranch   26

Fox skins, final value of silver   54

how to judge   48

production of    54, 109, 110

quality of   52

red, prices of   23

Foxes, best furred   23

black, prices of    15
breeding of, to secure dark colour 18

diseases of    41

rate of increase   52, 54

mating and gestation   39

results of various matings   17

sales of, for breeding   49

speculation in   49, 50

Frauds in selling furs   9
Fraser,Alfred,decreasing fur supply 4

increasing fur prices   4

French fur buyers   107

Frost, Wesley, on climate of P.E.I   25

on fox-farming    50

Fur-bearers, defined   96

domestication of   10

the precious   11

Fur-bearing animals, breeding of    125

Fur buyers, French    107
Fur-farming, animals used in, in

Canada    1

Canadian legislation re    135

common red fox    16

experiments by United States   71

laws re    40

Fur market at London    105
Fur News Magazine, on diminish-

ing fur supply    5

on skinning    97

Fur News Publishing Co   56

Fur prices, statistics of   146

Fur produced, annual value of   138
Fur production, statistics of .138, 139

Fur sales, London   105

of Hudson's Bay Co., 1850–1911 148 Fur-seals, importations of, to

PAGE

Fur trade, centres of   104

English   107

Furs, geographical classification of   110

deceptions in    7

dyeing of    100

frauds in selling   9

imitations of   7

list of misdescriptions   8

list of permissible descriptions   8

popularizing   6

produced yearly    139

raw, commerce in   104

re-naming   6

scarcity of    2

weight and warmth of   103

world's sales of    104

 

G

Generosoff, Vladimir, on sable

breeding in Russia   12

German fur dyeing   100

Gestation, period of, for foxes   39
Gordon, James, early P. E. I. fox

breeder,    15
Gordon, J. S., sales of fox skins by,

in 1910   113

Great Slave lake, reindeer at   95

Greely, A. W., on blue foxes   58
Grenfell, Sir Wilfred, introduction

of reindeer by    93

H

Handling fur animals   129

Harmony Co   104

Harriman Alaska Expedition   127
Haywood, Benj., rearing of foxes

by    13
Henley-on-Thames, marten farm

at   78
Holt, Renfrew & Co., fox ranch

of    13,114

Hoofed animals   10

Hudson's Bay Co    104

auctions, fur prices at   147

fur sales, 1850—1911   148–159

Hudson Bay seal   6

Hunter-trapper age, passing of   9
Hunting of fur-bearers, keenness of 3

London   145   Huth, F., & Co   105

163


Previous Fur Farming in Canada (1913) Next