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Oliver, Hon. F., introduction of reindeer by   94
Ontario, beaver supplied by Gov-

ernment of   91

fox-ranching in   13, 24

Open method of skinning   97

Options on foxes   49

Otter   127

Canadian    80

general characteristics of    81

habits of    82

numbers not decreasing   81

Otter-ranching    84

Otter skins, prices of    80, 82

Otter, the, as a fur-bearer   80
Oulton, Robert, pioneer P.E.I. fox

breeder    14

Over-fur    96

Over-hair    96

Ownership of escaped fox   45

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Paddock for fox ranches   34

Paquet Bros., fox ranch of   13

Parasitic fox disease   45

Parks, national, value of   116

Pekan   79
Pelts—See Skins.

Pelts, decreasing numbers of    4

increasing prices of   4

Pennant marten    79

Pens, fox, arrangement of   36

fox, construction of   33

Persian Iamb    6, 9

Piastre Baie, fox ranch at   13

foxes near    53

Plucked skins    97

Poisons for killing foxes    47
Polar fox—See Blue fox.

Polar fox    56

Popularizing furs    6

Port Elgin, N.B., foxes near   53

Pribilof islands    57, 58, 60

Price of black fox skins   2, 2,114

of black fox skins, average   111

Price of black fox skins (coned) PAuH

of black fox skins, ultimate   54

of beaver skins    91

of foxes, rise in    49

of furs, statistics of   146

of mink skins   72

of muskrat skins   89

of otter skins   82

of red fox skins   23

of skunk skins   85
Prices received by C. Dalton for

fox skins   112

by J. S. Gordon for fox skins   113

Prime skins, how to detect   96

Prince Edward Island, climate of    25

early fox breeders in    15

importation of foxes into    24

price of fox skins from   111, 114

Ptomaine poisoning of foxes   44

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Quarantine of foxes    55

Quebec, fox-ranching in   13

fur-farming legislation   135

city, foxes near   53

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Raccoon    70

Ranches, fox, in Canada   53

Ranching, fox, practice   25
Rayner, James, P. E. I. fox breeder 15 Rayner, Silas, early P.E.I. fox

breeder    15

Registration of foxes   55

Reindeer   92

in Alaska    131

for draught purposes   134

introduced into Labrador   93

loaning of, to natives   132

in the Northwest   94

skins, uses of   133

Re-naming furs   6

Revillon Freres    104

fox ranch of   13
Richardson, C. D., on value of wild

of black fox skins, highest . .51, 111   animals   115

of black fox skins, lowest   52   Rickets in foxes    43 165


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