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FUR-FARMING IN CANADA

I   PAGE

Identification marks on foxes   45

Imitations of furs   7

of silver fox skins   52
Importations of blue foxes to Can-

ada     56

of furs to London, 1855 and

1875   143, 144

Increase of foxes, rates of    52, 54

Indigestion in foxes    43

Island site for fox ranch   28

J

 

Jackson, Dr. S., introduction of

reindeer through   92

Judge, James, on blue foxes   60

 

K

 

Karakule    9
Keeper, experienced, necessary in

fox ranching    39

Kennel, fox, construction of   35
Killing foxes—See Slaughtering

Killing of fur-bearers   97

Kiver, H., & Co    105

L

 

Labelle, Compagnie Zootechnique

de    72

Labrador, reindeer in   93

foxes    24

Lampson, C. M., & Co   105

sales of    108
Lantz, species of mammals on the

earth   10
Laurentian plateau, expensive pelt

from    71
Legislation, Canadian, re fur-farm-

ing   135

Lethal chamber   47
London, importation of furs to,

0 1855 and 1875    143, 144

Chamber of Commerce, permis-

sible fur descriptions    8

fur auction, typical prices   147

fur market    105

Zoological Society   121

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Lopp, W. T., reindeer travel by   134

`Lynx, black'   6

 

M

Mammals, wild, objects of breed-

ing of    119

in Canada, three orders of   11

Mange in foxes    42

Manufacture of furs   96, 102
Maritime Provinces, foxes import-

ed into    1

Marten   78, 128

habits of   78

popularizing the    6

skins, production of    79

Mating of foxes   17, 39

Meat fox diet   37

Mendel's law    19

Menier, M., fox breeder   14

Mink   71, 128

Mink-farming   72

practical hints on    77

Mink, food of   75

pens   76

popularizing of   6

Mink-ranching, methods of   73

Misnaming furs   7

Montague, P. E. I., foxes near   53

Montmorency Falls, fox ranch at    13

Moose   95

Moravian mission reindeer    132

Moths on foxes    44

Muntjac   120

Musk-ox, in London fur sales   3

Muskrat    89

Muskrat-ranching   90

Muskrat, rise of, in popularity   6

Muskrat skins, prices of   89

N

Natural plan of mink-ranching   73

Nesbitt, A. and W    105

furs sold by, 1905-12   142

Nests for foxes    35
New Brunswick, fur-farming legis-

lation of   135

Newfoundland foxes   24

North American Commercial Co   69

Northwest, reindeer in   94

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